The development of a decision aid for tinnitus

Pryce, Helen, Durand, Marie-Anne, Hall, Amanda, Shaw, Rachel L, Culhane, Beth-Anne, Swift, Sarah, Straus, Jean, Marks, Elizabeth, Ward, Melanie and Chilvers, Katie (2018). The development of a decision aid for tinnitus. International Journal of Audiology ,


OBJECTIVE: To develop a decision aid for tinnitus care that would meet international consensus for decision aid quality. DESIGN: A mixed methods design that included qualitative in-depth interviews, literature review, focus groups, user testing and readability checking. STUDY SAMPLE: Patients and clinicians who have clinical experience of tinnitus. RESULTS: A decision aid for tinnitus care was developed. This incorporates key evidence of efficacy for the most frequently used tinnitus care options, together with information derived from patient priorities when deciding which choice to make. CONCLUSION: The decision aid has potential to enable shared decision making between clinicians and patients in audiology. The decision aid meets consensus standards.

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Divisions: Life & Health Sciences
Life & Health Sciences > Applied Health Research Group
Life & Health Sciences > Psychology
Additional Information: ©2018 British Society of Audiology, International Society of Audiology, and Nordic Audiological Society. Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License (, which permits non-commercial re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, and is not altered, transformed, or built upon in any way
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Published Online Date: 2018-05-09
Authors: Pryce, Helen ( 0000-0001-5183-6236)
Durand, Marie-Anne
Hall, Amanda ( 0000-0001-8520-6005)
Shaw, Rachel L ( 0000-0002-0438-7666)
Culhane, Beth-Anne
Swift, Sarah
Straus, Jean
Marks, Elizabeth
Ward, Melanie
Chilvers, Katie

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