Available Patient Decision Aids


lvad_iconLVAD

An LVAD is a mechanical device that helps your heart do its job of pumping blood. The LVAD is attached to your heart during major surgery.

Hospice

A decision aid for patients that are considering hospice care.

Replacement of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)

For patients that already have an ICD and are considering replacement.

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy with Defibrillation (CRT-D)

A CRT-D is a small device that combines cardiac
resynchronization therapy with defibrillation. It is placed under the skin of the chest.

Colon Cancer Screening

A decision aid for patients considering a colon cancer screening.

Treatment options for Aortic Stenosis

This decision aid can help you understand your condition and learn about your options. You, your family, and your clinicians can begin to talk about what decision is best for you.

Heart Failure Medications (ARNI)

This four-page decision aid can help you better understand your options. Then decide with your doctor, your family and a member of your care team what treatment is right for you.

Atrial Fibrillation: Stroke Prevention

Use these decision aids to help decide between no treatment, treatment with blood thinners (warfarin or DOACs) or a left atrial appendage closure device.

Supporting Evidence

Here is a document outlining all evidence for practice decision aids, to help you in your decision.

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