Default Options in Advance Directives for Veterans With Serious Illnesses: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Evaluate how the setting of defaults influences the proportion of Veterans selecting comfort-oriented plans of care in real ADs
The primary outcome is the proportion of patients in each of the 3 groups who select a general plan of care that prioritizes comfort over life extension.
Joshua B Kayser, MD, MPH
Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
United States: Federal Government
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