Experience in Being With Advanced Heart Failure Patients

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2016 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : May 7, 2015
Last Update Posted : October 13, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to explore the experience in being with advanced Heart failure patients.

Condition or disease
Heart Failure

Detailed Description:
The aim is to explore the experience of advanced Heart failure patients during the disease trajectory in Taiwan.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 18 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Science
Study Start Date : April 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2017

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Failure

advanced heart failure
the patients was diagnostic on Chronic heart failure with NYHA class 3 and 4, AHA stage D, or LVEF<40%.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. A qualitative research to decribe the experience with advanced Heart failure patients [ Time Frame: participants will be followed for the duration of hospital stay, an expected average of 6 weeks. ]
    describe patterns of diseases traits

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
the study population is diagnosis of advanced heart failure with NYHA class 3 to 4.

Inclusion criteria:

  • the patients' conscious must be clear,
  • vital sign is stable,
  • and can communicate in Mandarin Chinese or Taiwanese.

exclusion criteria:

  • consciousness is unclear
  • and can't have effective communication to interviewer.
  • the patient reject to join this study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02437331

National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Zhongzheng, Taiwan, 10002
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Principal Investigator: keidei kao, master study

Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier: NCT02437331     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201503067RIND
First Posted: May 7, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 13, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Plan Description: because the data is still discussing with professional expert. and we think the data is not reach saturation yet.

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Advanced heart failure
diseased experience

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases