Advanced Care Management in Patients With Advanced Heart Failure

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National Taiwan University

Status

Unknown

Conditions

Advanced Heart Failure

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03526627
201711101RIND

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to explore the trajectory of advanced management care in patients with heart failure over a period of 9 months, then comparing the medical treatment accepted by patients after 2 years later and compliance with the preferences of patients and their families.

Full description

this study is to observe the trajectory of the advanced care management on patients with advanced heart failure and follow the difference between the actual medical treatment accepted by patients on 2years later and the preference of the patient and their families. the advance care management in this study is mean the patients who know about the preference of medical treatment, communication, and prognosis of illness. we also measure the sense of coherence, self-efficacy and their quality of life to compare their relationship of the advanced care management.

Enrollment

227 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

20+ years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • diagnosed with AHA stage D, or NYHA class function 4, or LVEF<=30%.
  • has one or more than one symptoms such as dyspnea, lower legs edema, weakness.
  • ever admission to the hospital (include emergency room or the general room)

Exclusion criteria

  • with other end-stage diseases such cancer, dementia, COPD, ESRD...etc.
  • had other physical, cognitive, or psychological condition which may influence their answer.

Trial design

227 participants in 1 patient group

patient with advanced heart failure
Description:
we included the patients with advanced heart failure who had the poor cardiac function(LVEF<=30%) and was admitted to the general ward or emergency room within one year.

Trial contacts and locations

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Central trial contact

Kai-di Kao; Shiu-yu Chiu, PhD

Data sourced from clinicaltrials.gov

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