The objective of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a shared decision support intervention for destination therapy with a left ventricular assist device (DT LVAD) compared with usual education for improving patient and caregiver decision quality.

Project page: Supporting Shared Decision Making for Patients with Heart Failure Offered a Left Ventricular Assist Device -- The DECIDE-LVAD Trial
Principal Investigator: Larry A. Allen, MD, MHS
Organization: University of Colorado Denver
Original project title: A Multicenter Trial of a Shared Decision Support Intervention for Patients and Their Caregivers Offered Destination Therapy for End-Stage Heart Failure: The DECIDE-LVAD Trial
HSRProj ID: 20152088 ID: NCT02344576

To cite this document, please use: Allen LA, McIlvennan CK, Thompson JS, et al. (2020). Supporting Shared Decision Making for Patients With Heart Failure Offered a Left Ventricular Assist Device—The DECIDE‐LVAD Trial. Washington, DC: Patient‐Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).


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