Use of a Video Decision Tool to Improve Informed Decision-Making in Hospitalized Patients Considering Palliative Radiation Therapy
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01667965|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 17, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 15, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Metastatic Cancer or Locally Advanced Patients Receiving Palliative Radiation||Behavioral: questionnaires|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||43 participants|
|Official Title:||Use of a Video Decision Tool to Improve Informed Decision-Making in Hospitalized Patients Considering Palliative Radiation Therapy|
|Study Start Date :||August 2012|
|Primary Completion Date :||July 2015|
|Study Completion Date :||July 2015|
pts receiving palliative radiation therapy
The design of the study will be a prospective non-randomized cohort study with structured questionnaires administered to all enrolled patients at two or three time-points.
Questionnaires will be given before the patient watches a video educational tool to aid informed consent about palliative radiation therapy; and (2) after the patient watches the video educational tool. (3) If the patient receives PRT, a final questionnaire that assesses the patient's impression of the video will also be administered at the conclusion of radiation therapy.
- create an effective video decision aid [ Time Frame: 1 year ]Effectiveness of the video tool will be assessed by the following measures before and after watching the video. The pre- and post-assessment design comparing uncertainty, knowledge and preference scores of a video explaining palliative radiation and palliative care.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01667965
|United States, New York|
|Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center|
|New York, New York, United States, 10065|
|Principal Investigator:||Beryl McCormack, MD||Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center|