Contact: Jennifer.Blumenthal-Barby@bcm.edu

© 2015 Ventricular Assist Device Decision Aid Project, PCORI

Page last updated: 4/3/2019

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Resources

The LVAD decision aid is bound with tabbed sections and pull-outs for patients to learn more about LVAD placement, risks, benefits and questions they can ask their doctor. There are even pull-outs for caregivers. If you are interesting in using this kit in your Center's LVAD candidate education process, please contact us at Jennifer.Blumenthal-Barby@bcm.edu. Please feel free to review these materials below.

Patient Decision Aid

LVAD By The Numbers

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HeartMate3 Clinical 

Update

Patient Questions

Patient & Caregiver Resources

Caregivers' Guide

Check Patient's LVAD Knowledge

Check Patient's Values

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FAQ for Implementing Decision Aid in Clinical Practice