Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Making quality decisions about primary breast augmentation surgery.|
|Audience||Adult (age 18 or older) females actively considering primary breast augmentation (enlargement) surgery with saline or silicone implants for cosmetic reasons.|
|Options included||Is plastic surgery right for me?
Should I have breast augmentation surgery?
Breast implant fill: saline or silicone?
Breast implant shape: anatomic or round?
Breast implant shell: textured or smooth?
How do I choose the right size breast implant?
Breast implant surgery incision location: inframammary fold or periareolar?
Breast implant placement plane: under or over the chest muscle?
|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||Chelsea O. Hagopian, DNP|
|Where was it firstname.lastname@example.org
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University
|Health condition||Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|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|
|8 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.