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Temporal Intervention Trial of a CPR Video in the ICU

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01241955
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2011 by Massachusetts General Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : November 16, 2010
Last Update Posted : April 5, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Massachusetts General Hospital

Brief Summary:
To compare the decision making of family members of patients admitted to the ICU in regards to their CPR preferences for their loved ones with and without the use of a video decision aid.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Admission to ICU Behavioral: video decision aid Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

Surrogate decision makers of patients admitted to an ICU and UNABLE to make decisions for themselves will be asked their choice for CPR preferences for their loved ones. This will occur during the first six months of the study.

After six months, surrogate decision makers of patients admitted to an ICU and unable to make decisions for themselves will view a video decision aid for CPR and then asked their choice for CPR preferences for their loved ones.


Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: A Temporal Intervention Trial of a CPR Video in the ICU
Study Start Date : February 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : February 2012

Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: verbal description of CPR
verbal description of CPR
Experimental: Video decision aid
Video decision aid of CPR
Behavioral: video decision aid
video of CPR



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. CPR preferences [ Time Frame: within 48 hours of ICU admission ]
    CPR preferences for patients admitted to the ICU



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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

patient admitted to ICU and unable to make decisions with a known surrogate decision maker

Exclusion Criteria:

Cannot speak English


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01241955


Locations
United States, Massachusetts
Massachusetts General Hospital Recruiting
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114
Contact: Angelo Volandes, MD    617-643-4266    avolandes@partners.org   
Principal Investigator: Angelo Volandes, MS         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Massachusetts General Hospital

Responsible Party: Angelo Volandes, Massachusetts General Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01241955     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010-P-001820/1
First Posted: November 16, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2011
Last Verified: April 2011

Keywords provided by Massachusetts General Hospital:
CPR