Patient decision aids are tools that help patients, care-givers and families become involved in decision making around difficult health care issues. They are designed to complement, rather than replace, the advice given by a health care practitioner.Got It, Hide this
This patient decision aid helps people with serious heart, lung or kidney problems or who are over 80 years old decide on the treatment methods for blocked or narrowed carotid arteries. It facilitates the process by outlining and comparing the three treatment options: taking medicines, stenting and taking medicines, and surgery and taking medicines.
Carotid artery stenosis, medicine, stenting, surgery
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Rated on: 7/24/2017 8:50:13 AM
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