Decision Aid Summary
|Making a decision about carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).
|Hand surgeons and physiotherapists. People with carpal tunnel syndrome. General practitioners/family medicine clinicians.
Hand exercises and/or splints.
Medicine (painkillers) or injections.
|Year of last update or review
|Web, paper, PDF
|How to obtain
|Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
|Where was it developed?
|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
|Type of decision aid
|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.