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 diagnosed with spinal stenosis decide on treatment options. It is specifically for people who have experienced leg weakness, numbness, or pain that worsens with standing and walking and is not for people with loss of bowel/urine control due to pinched nerves. It facilitates the process by outlining and comparing the three options: managing without injections or surgery, injections, and surgery.
Spinal stenosis, epidural steroids, surgery
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Rated on: 4/16/2018 9:20:54 AM
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