Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Syncope Decision Aid (SynDA).|
|Audience||Adults with unexplained syncope in the Emergency Department. The first step is to calculate the patient's Canadian syncope risk score to determine which version of the decision aid to use.|
|Options included||Discharge home with primary care follow up.
Discharge home with cardiology follow up.
Admission to observation unit for further monitoring or testing.
Deferral to Emergency Doctor to make the decision.
|Year of last update or review||2019|
|Format||Web, paper, PDF|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||Marc A. Probst, MD, MS|
|Where was it email@example.com
Mount Sinai Hospital
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|4 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.