Development of a patient decision aid for prevention of myocardial infarction in type 2 diabetes – rationale, design and pilot testing

Matthias Lenz, Jürgen Kasper & Ingrid Mühlhauser
Aims: Development and testing of a decision aid about prevention of myocardial infarction for persons with type 2 diabetes. Methods: Development and testing were guided by the UK Medical Research Council’s guidance for the development and evaluation of complex interventions. This comprised a systematic literature review, a focus group of 9 potential providers, modelling a prototype, interviews to qualitatively explore understanding and additional information needs, and revision of the decision aid. Results: The decision aid...