Examples of Decision Laboratory studies
The Decision Laboratory group develops and evaluates a range of decision support interventions on a not-for-profit basis. For further information of the decision support interventions currently being developed by the Decision Laboratory group, select the relevant study.
AmnioDex is a decision support intervention designed for women faced with the decision of whether to undergo amniocentesis.
BresDex is an interactive patient decision support intervention focusing on surgical treatment choices for women newly diagnosed with early stage breast cancer.
Examining the relationship between decision support interventions and outcome measurements: applying the IPDAS instrument to the results of the Cochrane Systematic Review of patient decision aids.
Quitex is an online interactive decision support intervention for smokers to consider methods and options regarding cessations, with decision support and follow-up.
The MAGIC (Making Good Decisions in Collaboration) programme aims to design and test interventions to encourage the use of shared decision making in clinical practice.
myHeartRisk is a web-site that assesses risk of developing heart disease in the future, by using information about health status and lifestyle.
OvDex will be a decision support intervention designed for women at familial risk of ovarian / breast cancer considering risk-reducing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy to reduce their cancer risk.
A list of decision support interventions developed by other organisations can be found at: www.Med-Decs.org
The Med-Decs database contains a comprehensive multilingual set of
decision aids to help patients make medical treatment choices.