What’s important to you?

Determine what is important for you in choosing treatment for your groin hernia. Choose the statement that fits you best. Move the orange triangle towards the statement you prefer.

Watchful waiting

The hernia doesn’t cause a lot of discomfort.

Surgery

The hernia regularly causes a lot of discomfort.

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Watchful waiting

I am worried about having surgery.

Surgery

I am not worried about having surgery.

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Watchful waiting

I am not too worried about the small chance that my groin hernia becomes incarcerated.

Surgery

I am very worried about the small chance that my groin hernia becomes incarcerated.

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Watchful waiting

I am worried about the risks of surgery.

Surgery

I am not worried about the risks of the surgery.

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Your choice

What is you preference?

Watchful waiting

Surgery

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How certain are you about this decision?

Very uncertain

Very certain

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