Boston, Massachusetts 02114


Purpose:

To compare the decision making of family members of patients admitted to the ICU in regards to their CPR preferences for their loved ones with and without the use of a video decision aid.


Study summary:

Surrogate decision makers of patients admitted to an ICU and UNABLE to make decisions for themselves will be asked their choice for CPR preferences for their loved ones. This will occur during the first six months of the study. After six months, surrogate decision makers of patients admitted to an ICU and unable to make decisions for themselves will view a video decision aid for CPR and then asked their choice for CPR preferences for their loved ones.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: patient admitted to ICU and unable to make decisions with a known surrogate decision maker Exclusion Criteria: Cannot speak English


NCT ID:

NCT01241955


Primary Contact:

N/A


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Boston, Massachusetts 02114
United States

Angelo Volandes, MD
Phone: 617-643-4266
Email: avolandes@partners.org

Site Status: Recruiting


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: August 31, 2019

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