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Temporal Intervention Trial of a CPR Video in the ICU

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified April 2011 by Massachusetts General Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01241955
First Posted: November 16, 2010
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2011
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Information provided by:
Massachusetts General Hospital
  Purpose
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 Intervention
Admission to ICU Behavioral: video decision aid

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: 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

Further study details as provided by Massachusetts General Hospital:

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


Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: February 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
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

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.

  Eligibility

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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

  Contacts and Locations
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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
  More Information

Responsible Party: Angelo Volandes, Massachusetts General Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01241955     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010-P-001820/1
First Submitted: November 15, 2010
First Posted: November 16, 2010
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2011
Last Verified: April 2011

Keywords provided by Massachusetts General Hospital:
CPR