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IPDAS Versions & Use

The criteria of the International Patient Decision Aid Standards (IPDAS) can be used for assessing the quality of patient decision aids. Below are several different ways the IPDAS criteria are used and approved translated versions. For translation to other languages, please refer to the IPDAS Translation Approval Process.

  1. Apply the IPDAS criteria to a patient decision aid. The 3 different IPDAS versions are:
  2. IPDAS criteria are used by the Ottawa Patient Decision Aids Group in the Decision Aid Library Inventory (DALI)
    • Developers can register their patient decision aids in DALI and as part of the process they are prompted to use the IPDAS criteria. If the decision aid is publicly available, it is included in the A to Z Inventory showing the IPDAS results. Before being included in the A to Z Inventory, there is an administrative review and approval that takes 2 to 4 weeks. For questions, contact decisionaid@ohri.ca.
  3. Japanese version of IPDAS
  4. Use of IPDAS in Norway
  5. Use of IPDAS in Spain
  6. Use of IPDAS in Washington State Health Care Authority, USA
  7. Chinese version of IPDAS
  8. Traditional Chinese version of IPDAS

Last modified: 2022-01-18