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Decision Aid Summary

Title When a child may use a ventilator for a long time.
Audience Parents of children newly diagnoses with or at risk for chronic respiratory failure.
Options included Initiate long-term ventilation.
Do not initiate long-term ventilation, which can lead to death.
Year of last update or review 2020
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Jeffrey Edwards
Where was it developed? jde2134@cumc.columbia.edu
Columbia University
United States
Health condition Respiratory Failure
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, Spanish
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
5 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2019-06-26.