Creating a conversation: insights from the development of a decision aid

PLoS Med. 2007 Aug;4(8):e233. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040233.


The authors share lessons learned from their development ofStatin Choice, a decision aid for patients with diabetes who are considering using statins to reduce their cardiovascular risk.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Audiovisual Aids
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / prevention & control
  • Decision Support Techniques*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Health Promotion / methods*
  • Humans
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / therapeutic use
  • Patient Education as Topic / methods*
  • Patient Participation / methods*
  • Program Development
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic


  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors