Decision Points About Treatments and Other Health Issues

Topic Overview

Decision Points are designed to guide you through key health decisions, combining medical information with your personal information to make a wise health decision. Click on a link below to learn more about treatment options or other decisions about your condition or issue:

Acne: Should I See My Doctor?
Alzheimer's or Other Dementia: Should I Move My Relative Into Long-Term Care?
Atrial Fibrillation: Should I Try Electrical Cardioversion?
Autopsy: Should I Have an Autopsy Done on My Loved One?
Bedwetting: Should I Do Something About My Child's Bedwetting?
Bedwetting: Should My Child See a Doctor?
Blood Transfusions: Should I Bank Blood Before Surgery?
Breast Cancer: Should I Have Chemotherapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer?
Breast Cancer: What Should I Do If I'm at High Risk?
Complementary Medicine: Should I Use Complementary Medicine?
Diabetes: Should I Get an Insulin Pump?
Diabetes: Should I Get Pregnant?
Advance Care Planning: Should I Have Artificial Hydration and Nutrition?
Advance Care Planning: Should I Receive CPR and Life Support?
Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Kidney Dialysis?
Advance Care Planning: Should I Stop Treatment That Prolongs My Life?
Fertility Problems: Should I Have a Tubal Procedure or In Vitro Fertilization?
Healthy Aging: Is It Time to Stop Driving?
Hearing Loss: Should I Get a Hearing Aid?
Heart Failure: Should I Get an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)?
Heart Failure: Should I Get a Pacemaker (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy)?
Heart Problems: Should I Have Catheter Ablation?
Heart Rate Problems: Should I Get an ICD?
Heart Rate Problems: Should I Get a Pacemaker?
Hemorrhoids: Which Treatment Should I Use?
Hyperthyroidism: Should I Use Antithyroid Medicine or Radioactive Iodine?
Infertility: Should I Have Treatment?
Kidney Failure: Should I Start Dialysis?
Kidney Failure: What Type of Dialysis Should I Have?
Kidney Stones: Should I Have Lithotripsy to Break Up the Stone?
Low Back Pain: Should I Try Epidural Steroid Shots?
Miscarriage: Should I Have Treatment to Complete a Miscarriage?
Multiple Pregnancy: Should I Consider a Multifetal Pregnancy Reduction?
Obesity: Should I Use a Diet Plan to Lose Weight?
Pregnancy: Should I Bank My Baby's Umbilical Cord Blood?
Pregnancy: Should I Try Vaginal Childbirth After a Past C-Section (VBAC)?
Stress Incontinence in Women: Should I Have Surgery?
Stroke: Should I Move My Loved One Into Long-Term Care?
Testicular Cancer: Which Treatment Should I Have for Stage I Non-Seminoma Testicular Cancer After My Surgery?
Testicular Cancer: Which Treatment Should I Have for Stage I Seminoma Testicular Cancer After My Surgery?
Uterine Fibroids: Should I Have Uterine Fibroid Embolization?
Warts: Should I Treat Warts?

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Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems.

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Adaptation Date: 12/1/2015

Adapted By: HealthLink BC

Adaptation Reviewed By: HealthLink BC

Adaptation Date: 12/1/2015

Adapted By: HealthLink BC

Adaptation Reviewed By: HealthLink BC