Decision Making in Hypothetical Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03730376|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 5, 2018
Last Update Posted : March 19, 2020
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome||Other: Cost Information||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||488 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||
Participants will be randomized into 1 of 2 study arms arm 1: control arm 2: intervention.
We will use a random block generator to assign participants to their study arm.
|Masking:||Double (Participant, Care Provider)|
|Masking Description:||The care provider and patient will not be informed as to which group the participant is in|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Patient and Consumer Decision Making in a Hypothetical Case of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|
|Actual Study Start Date :||October 1, 2018|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||February 1, 2019|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 1, 2019|
No Intervention: Control
Participants in the control group will be given a hypothetical scenario about carpal tunnel syndrome and asked to make a treatment decision for that hypothetical patient.
Participants in the intervetion group will be given a hypothetical scenario about carpal tunnel syndrome as well as information about the cost of treatment and asked to make a treatment decision for that hypothetical patient.
Other: Cost Information
participants will be given information on the personal and societal costs
- Decision to have Treatment [ Time Frame: immediately after completing survey ]Participants are asked to answer "Should you get surgery right now," with the options of definitely yes, probably, maybe, maybe not, probably not, and definitely not
- Opinion on healthcare costs [ Time Frame: immediately after completing survey ]a 7 item, likert response questionnaire used to elicit participant opinions on cost in health care. This is a non-validated tool.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03730376
|United States, California|
|Stanford Health Care|
|Redwood City, California, United States, 94063|