SDM for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation "SDM4Afib"

Enrolling by invitation

Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

The objective of this project is to evaluate a treatment decision aid for patients with atrial fibrillation.

Detailed Description

The goal of this study is to determine the extent to which the Anticoagulation Choice tool promotes shared decision making and its impact on anticoagulation use and adherence versus standard care in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.



  • Decision aid Behavioral
    Other Names: DA
    Intervention Desc: Observation of clinical encounter using the electronic decision aid to facilitate treatment option conversation between clinician and patient.
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Standard Care + Decision Aid
    Description: Observation of clinical encounter using the decision aid via video, audio, or observational notes.

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary SDM Quality - Knowledge Transfer, Knowledge of Risk, Collaborative Agreement, Patient decision satisfaction, Quality of communication, Patient satisfaction with encounter, Clinician satisfaction. After end of enrollment (1 month) No
Secondary SDM Processes After end of enrollment (1 month) No
Secondary Anticoagulation Use 12 months post enrollment completion No