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Education Program for Burn Patients

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Natalia Gocalves, University of Sao Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01379495
First received: June 21, 2011
Last updated: May 22, 2014
Last verified: May 2014
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of an educative program including telephone follow-up for burn patients regarding the impact of this intervention on the health status and return to work at six months after hospital discharge.


Condition Intervention
Burns
Behavioral: educational program+telephone follow up

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Caregiver)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial on Telephone Follow-up in Rehabilitation of Burn Patients: Impact on Health Status

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Further study details as provided by University of Sao Paulo:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • change from baseline in perceived health status at six months [ Time Frame: six months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    The questionnaire "Burns Specific Health Scale- Revised" developed by Blalock; Bunker; De Vellis (1994), adapted by Ferreira et al. (2008) to Brasilian people, will be used to collect the data at six months between groups.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • comparison the return to work of burn victims between groups [ Time Frame: baseline and six months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    To compare the return to work of burns victims in intervention group with the return to work of burns victims in control group at six months after hospital discharge, proportions will be calculated (returned to work: yes/no)


Enrollment: 83
Study Start Date: July 2010
Study Completion Date: May 2013
Primary Completion Date: January 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Usual Care
Burns victims will receive information according to the service routine
Experimental: educational program+telephone follow up
Burns victims will participate in an educative program including telephone follow-up during six months after hospital discharge
Behavioral: educational program+telephone follow up
burns victims will participate in an educative program including telephone follow-up during six months after hospital discharge

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adult burned patients (18 years or older), male and female
  • patients burned for the first time who needed hospitalization at the Burns Unit
  • in cognitive conditions to participate (being able to tell one's address, day of the week and age or birth date)
  • in physical conditions to accomplish self-care.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • participants burned due to suicide or with previous psychiatric diagnoses or cognitive and psychological difficulties that do not allow them to answer the instrument questions and take care of themselves.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01379495

Locations
Brazil
Burns Unit of the University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto Hospital das Clínicas
Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil, 14015130
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sao Paulo
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Natália Gonçalves, PhDcandidate University of São Paulo
Study Chair: Lidia Ap Rossi, PhD University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Natalia Gocalves, RN, PhD student, University of Sao Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01379495     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: uspqueimados2011
Study First Received: June 21, 2011
Last Updated: May 22, 2014
Health Authority: Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Keywords provided by University of Sao Paulo:
burns
rehabilitation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Burns
Wounds and Injuries

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 25, 2014