Nutritional Orientations and Adherence, Nutritional Status, Clinical and Life Quality Parameters of Heart Failure (HF) Patients

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00957814
First received: August 11, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2009
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The nutritional systematic orientations in outpatients with heart failure throughout 1 year in comparison to conventional treatment is estimated to lead to higher nutritional treatment adherence and improved nutritional status, clinical and life quality parameters.


Condition Intervention
Nutrition
Heart Failure
Behavioral: Nutritional education

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Impact of Nutritional Orientations on Adherence to Diet and Relation to Nutritional, Clinical and Life Quality Parameters of Heart Failure Outpatients

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Further study details as provided by Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Diet adherence [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Knowledge about nutrition, nutritional status, biochemical parameters and life quality [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 46
Study Start Date: September 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Behavioral: Nutritional education
    Systematic nutritional orientation program
Detailed Description:

To evaluate the impact of systematic nutritional orientation on adherence to diet and relation to clinical, life quality and nutritional knowledge parameters in heart failure outpatients.

  • To evaluate the impact of systematic nutritional orientation on nutritional status;
  • To evaluate the impact of nutritional systematic orientation on dietary patterns
  • To evaluate the impact of systematic nutritional orientation on clinical and biochemical parameters
  • To evaluate the impact of nutritional systematic orientation on life quality
  • To evaluate the impact of nutritional systematic orientation on nutritional knowledge
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • >= 18 years old
  • Outpatients from the HF Ambulatory (HCPA)
  • Functional class I and II (NYHA)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Outpatient who had received any orientation from a nutritionist in the last 6 months
  • Outpatients which has not received nursing orientation in the ambulatory,
  • Patients from other NYHA class
  • Non alphabetized
  Contacts and Locations
No Contacts or Locations Provided
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul /UFRGS, Nutrition Graduation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00957814     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UFRGS and HCPA 14741
Study First Received: August 11, 2009
Last Updated: August 11, 2009
Health Authority: Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Keywords provided by Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul:
nutritional education
diet adherence
nutritional knowledge
life quality
nutritional status
impact of nutritional orientations by a systematic education program applied to outpatients with HF, in comparison to patients in a conventional treatment.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases

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