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 women at high risk for breast cancer to decide on whether or not to get preventative (prophylactic) mastectomy by comparing the benefits, risks, and side effects of both options. It includes other options for reducing the risk such as medication, breast cancer screening, surgery to remove the ovaries, and healthy lifestyle.
Prophylactic mastectomy, breast cancer screening, prophylactic oophorectomy, healthy lifestyle
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Rated on: 4/16/2018 9:18:52 AM
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