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Decision Aid Summary

Title Making a decision about carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).
Audience Hand surgeons and physiotherapists. People with carpal tunnel syndrome. General practitioners/family medicine clinicians.
Options included Do nothing.
Hand exercises and/or splints.
Medicine (painkillers) or injections.
Year of last update or review 2022
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Sam Finnikin
Where was it developed? england.pcgdecisionsupporttools@nhs.net
NHS England
Health condition Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
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
7 out of 9 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.