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CORA Project 4B: Post-Decision Patient and Caregiver Interviews

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Allegheny General Hospital
Allegheny General Hospital

Sponsor: 
National Institutes of Health
Contact: 

For more information, please contact Ashley Wilferd at 412-359-3802 or Ashley.Wilferd@ahn.org or Judith Speck at 412-359-3285 or Judith.Speck@ahn.org.

CORA Project 4B: Post-Decision Patient and Caregiver Interviews

Purpose: 

The purpose of this study is to find out from LVAD patients and caregivers what their concerns were during the pre-implant decision-making process so that an educational smart application can be created that address the concerns and informational needs of future LVAD patients and their caregivers.

Inclusion criteria:

Patient Subject: Age >/=18 years who has received LVAD

Caregiver Subject: Age >/=18 who has provided care to LVAD patient

Exclusion criteria:

Subjects who are unable to consent