This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions coronary artery disease, stable angina
Treatments online decision aid, video decision aid
Sponsor Massachusetts General Hospital
Start date January 2016
End date June 2016
Trial size 34 participants
Trial identifier NCT02652208, 2014P002292


The purpose of the study is to compare two different types of decision support materials for patients considering treatment for chest pain or chest discomfort from heart disease.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose health services research
(Active Comparator)
This group will receive the access to an online decision aid that covers the main treatment options for stable chest discomfort.
online decision aid
The Healthwise online shared decision point for Stable Chest Discomfort
(Active Comparator)
This group will receive the DVD and booklet decision aid describing stable chest discomfort and the main treatment options including medical therapy and stents.
video decision aid
The Health Dialog DVD and booklet decision aid for Stable Chest Discomfort

Primary Outcomes

Total Knowledge Score
time frame: Within 1 week after reviewing the decision aid

Secondary Outcomes

Treatment leaning (percentage of patients who have a clear treatment preference)
time frame: Within 1 week after reviewing the decision aid
Satisfaction with the intervention
time frame: Within 1 week after reviewing the decision aid

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Adults 18 and older - English speaking - Current diagnosis of stable angina - Ability to access online material and willing to provide an email address Exclusion Criteria: - Coronary bypass surgery and/or percutaneous coronary intervention within 6 months - Diagnosis of unstable angina, acute coronary syndrome, STEMI, non STEMI within 6 months - Scheduled for nonelective catheterization - Significant cognitive deficit such that participant is unable to consent for self - Serious comorbidities or other conditions that make revascularization inappropriate

Additional Information

Official title Randomized Trial Comparing Effectiveness of Two Patient Decision Aids for Stable Chest Discomfort
Principal investigator Karen R Sepucha, PhD
Description The purpose of the project is to compare the effectiveness of a detailed, video patient decision aid and an online, interactive patient decision aid for treatment of Stable Chest Discomfort. The study will randomly assign eligible participants to receive either the online decision aid or the video decision aid. Participants will complete a survey after reviewing the decision aid that will examine decision quality, use of the intervention, and satisfaction with the intervention.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in July 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Massachusetts General Hospital.