Table 1

Characteristics of 33 included DAs

Characteristic of DAn (%)ID
Care setting
 Home care31 (93.9)1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 22 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33
 Community care26 (78.8)1,3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16,17, 18, 19,20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 32, 33
 Clinical care27 (81.8)1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33
DA addressed to older people14 (42.4)1, 2, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
DA designed for caregiver friends or relatives9 (27.3)3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 25
Legal notice6 (18.2)1, 2, 10, 11, 18, 25
Client involvement in DA design19 (57.6)*3, 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30
Personalisation
 A follow-up was requested for user with healthcare professional after consultation32 (97)All except 23
 Space for users to indicate their own perceptions of pros and cons of options19 (57.6)1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 19, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33
Healthcare professionals mentioned in DA
 Nurses (eg, registered, community nurse, nurse practitioner)10 (30.3)1, 2, 4, 8, 10, 11, 19, 25, 26, 27
 Doctors (eg, generalist or specialist)18 (54.5)1, 2, 3,4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 19, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31, 32, 33
 Physiotherapists1 (3)24
 Social workers3 (9)25, 26, 27
 Healthcare professional or healthcare team16 (48.5)4, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 26, 27, 28, 31, 32, 33
Design
 Graphic2 (6.1)10, 19
 Table31 (93.9)1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33
 Drawing25 (75.8)1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 33
 Picture10 (30.3)3, 6, 11, 19, 22, 24, 28, 29, 30, 33,
 Organisational chart2 (6.1)27, 28
 Algorithm0
Educational component in DA
 Glossary8 (2.2)6, 13, 14, 17, 18, 27, 28
 Manual2 (6.1)3, 10
 Schema0
 Abbreviation explanation3 (9.1)3, 6, 27
 Tutorial3 (9.1)6, 19, 30
 Presence of link19 (57.6)1, 2, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 26, 27, 28, 30, 32, 33
  • *Information on this decision aid is based on information from the publication studies and/or the decision aid.

  • DA, decision aid; ID, decision aid identification number.