Randomized Trial of a Decision Aid for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis Considering Lung Transplantation Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • RATIONALE: We developed an evidence-based decision aid for patients with advanced cystic fibrosis considering referral for lung transplantation. OBJECTIVES: To prospectively evaluate whether use of the decision aid increased knowledge about the options, improved realistic expectations, and decreased decisional conflict in adult patients. METHODS: We performed a single-blind randomized controlled trial involving 149 adult patients with cystic fibrosis with an FEV(1)

authors

  • Vandemheen, Katherine L
  • O'Connor, Annette
  • Bell, Scott C
  • Freitag, Andy
  • Bye, Peter
  • Jeanneret, Alphonse
  • Berthiaume, Yves
  • Brown, Neil
  • Wilcox, Pearce
  • Ryan, Gerard
  • Brager, Nancy
  • Rabin, Harvey
  • Morrison, Nancy
  • Gibson, Peter
  • Jackson, Mary
  • Paterson, Nigel
  • Middleton, Peter
  • Aaron, Shawn D

publication date

  • October 15, 2009