Experience in Being With Advanced Heart Failure Patients
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Sponsor||National Taiwan University Hospital|
|Start date||April 2015|
|End date||April 2017|
|Trial size||18 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02437331, 201503067RIND|
The purpose of this study is to explore the experience in being with advanced Heart failure patients.
the patients was diagnostic on Chronic heart failure with NYHA class 3 and 4, AHA stage D, or LVEF<40%.
A qualitative research to decribe the experience with advanced Heart failure patients
time frame: participants will be followed for the duration of hospital stay, an expected average of 6 weeks.
Male or female participants at least 20 years old.
Inclusion criteria: - the patients' conscious must be clear, - vital sign is stable, - and can communicate in Mandarin Chinese or Taiwanese. exclusion criteria: - consciousness is unclear - and can't have effective communication to interviewer. - the patient reject to join this study.
|Official title||National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Science|
|Principal investigator||keidei kao, master|
|Description||The aim is to explore the experience of advanced Heart failure patients during the disease trajectory in Taiwan.|
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