Systematic Review of Patient Decision Aids

An international research group maintains an ongoing systematic review of trials of patient decision aids for treatment or screening decisions using Cochrane review methods.

Goal of the systematic review:

To conduct a systematic review of randomized controlled trials of decision aids, for people facing difficult treatment or screening decisions, that aim to improve the quality of decisions and decision making process.

Versions of Decision aids for people facing health treatment or screening decisions are available:

Summary (4 page PDF)

Standard (244 page PDF)

Full (303 page PDF)

Decision Aids Evidence Bulletin (5 page PDF)

A plain language summary is available in several languages: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, Hrvatski, Bahasa Malaysia, Polski, Русский, 简体中文, 繁體中文.

Most recent publication of the systematic review:

Other Publications:

Last modified: 2022-10-20.