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Does Detailed Informed Consent for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Mechanical Ventilation Impact Patients' Decisions and Outcomes?

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01878968
First Posted: June 17, 2013
Last Update Posted: January 6, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Imran Naqvi, Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
  Purpose
There is evidence to suggest that patients make different end-of-life decisions if they understand the risks, benefits and alternatives of CPR and mechanical ventilation. This study will examine whether evidence-based informed consent impacts patients choices and healthcare outcomes compared to routine care.

Condition Intervention
Congestive Heart Failure Infections Sepsis Acute Renal Failure Stroke Other: Script and CPR/Mechanical ventilation video.

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Does Detailed Informed Consent for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Mechanical Ventilation Impact Patients' Decisions and Outcomes?

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Further study details as provided by Imran Naqvi, Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of patients opting out of routine care - no intubation [ Time Frame: 48 hours ]
    Number of patients in each group who opt out of intubation 48 hours after admission.

  • Number of patients opting out of routine care - no CPR [ Time Frame: 48 hours ]
    Number of patients in each group who opt out of CPR within 48 hours of admission.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Hospital Mortality [ Time Frame: Length of patient's hospital stay ]
    Number of deaths in each group in the hospital

  • 30-day mortality [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
    Number of deaths in each group after 30 days.

  • 90 day mortality [ Time Frame: 90 days ]
    Number of deaths in each group in 90 days.

  • Number of patients undergoing CPR [ Time Frame: Length of patient's hospital stay ]
    Number of patients in each group who undergo CPR during their hospitalization.

  • Number of patients undergoing intubation [ Time Frame: Length of patient's hospital stay ]
    Number of patients in each group who undergo intubation during their hospital stay.


Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: April 2013
Study Completion Date: November 2014
Primary Completion Date: November 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Script and Video
Patients in the Script and CPR/Mechanical ventilation video arm will receive information on CPR and mechanical ventilation via a script and a video.
Other: Script and CPR/Mechanical ventilation video.
Patients will be randomized to receive the script (see addendum) plus video. Video was produced by and is the property of the study investigators.
Experimental: Script only
Patients in the Script only arm will receive information on CPR and mechanical ventilation via a script only.
Other: Script and CPR/Mechanical ventilation video.
Patients will be randomized to receive the script (see addendum) plus video. Video was produced by and is the property of the study investigators.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients
  • ≥65 yrs
  • Admitted to the hospitalist Medicine Service

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have pre-existing, pan-institutional (e.g. to be applied at nursing homes and hospitals) orders of no CPR and/or no mechanical ventilation will be screened (demographic and outcomes data collected) but NOT randomized.
  • Patients already receiving critical care on admission will also be excluded
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01878968


Locations
United States, Ohio
The Jewish Hospital
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45236
Sponsors and Collaborators
Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Imran Naqvi, MD Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati
  More Information

Responsible Party: Imran Naqvi, Chief Hospitalist, Associate Program Director Internal Medicine Residency, Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01878968     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 13-06
First Submitted: May 7, 2013
First Posted: June 17, 2013
Last Update Posted: January 6, 2016
Last Verified: January 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Renal Insufficiency
Acute Kidney Injury
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases