What is important to you?

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

Sling

I don’t mind if I can’t raise my hand as high as I used to because my shoulder is stiff.

Surgery

It’s worth having surgery for the chance that I can move my shoulder better when the fracture heals.

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Sling

It’s OK if I can’t start moving my shoulder for 4 weeks.

Surgery

It’s worth having surgery to be able to move my shoulder a few weeks earlier.

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Preference No preference Preference

Sling

I’m worried about problems from surgery.

Surgery

I accept the risks, discomforts, and inconveniences of surgery.

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Preference No preference Preference

Your choice

What is your preference?

Sling

Surgery

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Preference No preference Preference

How certain are you about this decision?

Very uncertain

Very certain

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