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The bereavement generated by the loss of a family member can induce pathological situations: depressive state, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and complicated grief. These morbid factors can be influenced by the death circumstances and in particular by the possibility given to the family to attend the medical management of the patient. This clinical trial aims to evaluate the psychological consequences of bereavement on the relatives according to the possibility of witnessing the cardiopulmonary resuscitation of a family member. This possibility lies within the scope of a strategy of global management of the relatives.
This clinical trial aims to compare the presence of post-traumatic stress disorder on a relative related to the death of a family member:
Test group: the medical team will propose to the relative to witness the cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Control group: the medical team will not modify its usual management of care.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Cardiac Arrest - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Usual strategy, Modified strategy
SAMU 93 - Hôpital Avicenne
Ile de France
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:08-0400
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