Decision Points about other health issues

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:

Click here to view a Decision Point. Acne: When to see a doctor
Click here to view a Decision Point. Aging and when to quit driving
Click here to view a Decision Point. Artificial hydration and nutrition
Click here to view a Decision Point. Autopsy: Have one done on a loved one?
Click here to view a Decision Point. Banking blood before surgery
Click here to view a Decision Point. Bed-wetting
Click here to view a Decision Point. Bed-wetting: Discuss with doctor?
Click here to view a Decision Point. Breast-feeding
Click here to view a Decision Point. Cardioversion for atrial fibrillation
Click here to view a Decision Point. Catheter ablation for heart problems
Click here to view a Decision Point. Chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer
Click here to view a Decision Point. Clotting factor concentrates for hemophilia
Click here to view a Decision Point. Complementary medicine
Click here to view a Decision Point. CPR and mechanical ventilation
Click here to view a Decision Point. Diabetes and pregnancy
Click here to view a Decision Point. Dieting to lose weight
Click here to view a Decision Point. Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) for kidney stones
Click here to view a Decision Point. Hearing aid
Click here to view a Decision Point. Hemorrhoids
Click here to view a Decision Point. High risk for breast cancer
Click here to view a Decision Point. Hyperthyroidism
Click here to view a Decision Point. Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) for heart failure
Click here to view a Decision Point. Infertility
Click here to view a Decision Point. Insulin pump
Click here to view a Decision Point. Miscarriage
Click here to view a Decision Point. Multifetal pregnancy reduction
Click here to view a Decision Point. Nursing home placement following a stroke
Click here to view a Decision Point. Nursing home placement for someone with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia
Click here to view a Decision Point. Pacemaker for heart failure
Click here to view a Decision Point. Spinal manipulative therapy for low back pain
Click here to view a Decision Point. Stopping curative treatment at the end of life
Click here to view a Decision Point. Stopping kidney dialysis
Click here to view a Decision Point. Testicular cancer: Stage I seminoma
Click here to view a Decision Point. Testicular cancer: Stage I nonseminoma
Click here to view a Decision Point. Urinary incontinence in women
Click here to view a Decision Point. Tubal procedure or in vitro fertilization for tubal infertility
Click here to view a Decision Point. Types of kidney dialysis
Click here to view a Decision Point. Umbilical cord blood banking
Click here to view a Decision Point. Uterine artery embolization for uterine fibroids
Click here to view a Decision Point. Vaginal childbirth after past C-section
Click here to view a Decision Point. Warts or plantar warts

Last Updated: May 1, 2008

Author: Caroline Rea, RN, BS, MS

Medical Review: Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

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