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Requests for Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide (EPIDESA2)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02843776
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2016 by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : July 26, 2016
Last Update Posted : July 21, 2017
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dijon
Centre Hospitalier Pontarlier
Centre Hospitalier de Haute Saône
Centre Hospitalier du Val de Saône
Centre Hospitalier Louis Pasteur
Centre Hospitalier Champagnole
Centre Hospitalier Lons le Saunier
Centre Hospitalier Saint Claude
Centre Hospitalier Belfort Montbéliard
Centre Hospitalier Beaune
Centre Hospitalier Chatillon Montbard
Centre Hospitalier de l'Agglomération de Nevers
Centre Hospitalier Chalon sur Saône
Centre Hospitalier Macon
Centre Hospitalier de Monceau les Mines
Centre Hospitalier Paray le Monial
Centre Hospitalier Sens
Centre Hospitalier Auxerre
Centre Hospitalier Tonnerre
Centre Hospitalier Joigny
Réseau Opale
Réseau Départemental de Soins Palliatifs de la Nièvre
Groupement des Professionnels de Santé du Pays Beaunois
Réseau ARESPA
Réseau Pléiade
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon

Brief Summary:
The study epiDESA2 identifies all explicit requests for euthanasia or assisted suicide expressed by the person him/herself, regardless of which professional is asked and regardless of where the request is made (primary care, health institutions, medico-social institutions including nursing home care or at home) in the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region during six months.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Suicide, Assisted Other: Questionnaires completion

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Requests for Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide : Epidemiological Study Conducted as Part of the Establishment of a Structured Network
Actual Study Start Date : January 1, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2018

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Suicide




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Census of requests for euthanasia or assisted suicide in Burgundy-Franche-Comté [ Time Frame: 6 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The study epiDESA2 identifies all explicit requests for euthanasia or assisted suicide expressed by the person him/herself regardless of where the request is made (primary care, health institutions, medico-social institutions including EHPADs or at home) in the regions of Burgundy-Franche-Comté during six months.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Any adult :

  • Living at home, or in medico-social institutions or hospitalized in primary care or health institutions of Burgundy-Franche-Comté,
  • At the end of life due to advanced stage disease or a major change in the state of health of an elderly person,
  • Who expressed an explicit request for euthanasia or assisted suicide,
  • Who expressed their no objection to the collection of their datas,
  • Who are covered by the French social security system.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • They are underage
  • The request was expressed by another person
  • The request is not an explicit request
  • The request appears in the context of a situation other than illness or a general change in state of health
  • The patient is mentally confused

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02843776


Contacts
Contact: Régis AUBRY, PR 0381668518 raubry@chu-besacon.fr
Contact: Hélène TRIMAILLE 0381218321 htrimaille@chu-besancon.fr

Locations
France
CHRU Besançon Recruiting
Besancon, France, 25000
Contact: Régis AUBRY, Pr    0381668518    raubry@chu-besancon.fr   
Contact: Aurélie GODARD MARCEAU, Phd    0381218321    amarceau@chu-besancon.fr   
Sub-Investigator: Véronique ALAVOINE, Dr         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dijon
Centre Hospitalier Pontarlier
Centre Hospitalier de Haute Saône
Centre Hospitalier du Val de Saône
Centre Hospitalier Louis Pasteur
Centre Hospitalier Champagnole
Centre Hospitalier Lons le Saunier
Centre Hospitalier Saint Claude
Centre Hospitalier Belfort Montbéliard
Centre Hospitalier Beaune
Centre Hospitalier Chatillon Montbard
Centre Hospitalier de l'Agglomération de Nevers
Centre Hospitalier Chalon sur Saône
Centre Hospitalier Macon
Centre Hospitalier de Monceau les Mines
Centre Hospitalier Paray le Monial
Centre Hospitalier Sens
Centre Hospitalier Auxerre
Centre Hospitalier Tonnerre
Centre Hospitalier Joigny
Réseau Opale
Réseau Départemental de Soins Palliatifs de la Nièvre
Groupement des Professionnels de Santé du Pays Beaunois
Réseau ARESPA
Réseau Pléiade

Responsible Party: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02843776     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EPIDESA2
First Posted: July 26, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 21, 2017
Last Verified: July 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon:
Palliative Care
Euthanasia
Epidemiologic Studies

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Suicide
Suicide, Assisted
Self-Injurious Behavior
Behavioral Symptoms