Improving Informed Consent Process for Trauma Patients in the Emergency Department
Recruitment status was Recruiting
This study is planning to develop the audiovisual videos and determine whether educational videos are superior to routine discussion for informing trauma patients in emergency department (ED) about risks, benefits, and alternatives to receiving surgery.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
|Official Title:||Improving Informed Consent Process for Trauma Patients in the Emergency Department|
- knowledge score [ Time Frame: immediately and 3 months after the intervention ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]The primary outcome, patient understanding of the procedure, risks, benefits, and alternatives, will be determined by quantitative scores on the written examination
- satisfaction and completion time [ Time Frame: immediately after the intervention ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Secondary outcomes include patient satisfaction with the informed consent process, determined by a five-point ordinal satisfaction scale, and the time to complete the consent process for the surgery.
|Study Start Date:||April 2010|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
The intervention group includes patients who obtain information about the surgery from a video will view at their bedside on a laptop.
The videos will be developed and contain information on the procedure, risks, benefits, and alternatives of the surgery.
|Contact: Yen-Ko Lin, M.D.||+886-7-3121101 ext firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital||Recruiting|
|Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 807|
|Contact: Yen-Ko Lin, M.D. +886-7-3121101 ext 7579 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Yen-Ko Lin, M.D.|
|Sub-Investigator: Chia-Ju Lin, R.N.|
|Principal Investigator:||Yen-Ko Lin, M.D.||Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital|