A Randomized Trial of Clinical Decision Making in Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis
The purpose of this study is to determine patient variables, physician presenter variables, and information variables that might affect clinical decision making in asymptomatic carotid stenosis. The hypothesis is that information variables are the most significant determinant of clinical decision making.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
|Official Title:||A Randomized Trial of Clinical Decision Making in Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis|
- Decision regarding surgery [ Time Frame: Approximately 2 minutes ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Subjects are asked to make a choice regarding surgery after watching a 30 second video.
|Study Start Date:||October 2008|
|Study Completion Date:||August 2010|
|Primary Completion Date:||January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
|Video presentation||Other: One of 6 video presentation by one of 4 presenters|