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:

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A plain language summary is available in several languages: English, Deutsch, Español.

Podcasts are available in English or French.

Most recent publication of the systematic review:

Other Publications:

Last modified: 2024-02-13.