Videos and Tools: Making Informed Decisions
When you are facing a decision about a treatment or test, it's important to know your options and understand the risks and benefits. These tools and videos can help you make a decision based on what's most important to you.
These resources don't replace talking with your doctor but they can help you prepare for those discussions.
Videos About Treatment Options
Learn more about the pros and cons of treatment options for certain diseases and conditions. Videos are 32 to 55 minutes.
Decision Points are interactive tools that explain medical tests and treatments, and what you can expect. You answer some questions about what's important to you and receive an online summary of your care options.
- Decision Points for Medical Tests
- Decision Points for Medicines
- Decision Points About Surgery
- Decision Points About Treatments and Other Health Issues
These short articles describe the pros and cons of some common tests and treatments. They are part of the national Choosing Wisely campaign, led by Consumer Reports.
- Monthly Feature: Imaging Tests and Headaches