The Anxiety of Parents of Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery
This is a randomized clinical trial. The population consisted of parents of children undergoing cardiac surgery from December 2010 to April 2011. We included parents aged over 18 years, and the following were considered exclusion criteria: inability to understand and/or answer the questions for any reason, parents of children undergoing surgery for insertion of the pacemaker and defibrillator, surgical death and not take up the case. 22 parents in the intervention group were randomized and received standardized guidelines for nursing and 22 parents participated in the control group received the guidelines and routine of the institution. Anxiety was assessed using the STAI State-Trait Inventory in the preoperative period and 48 hours after surgery the child.
|Study Design:||Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
|Official Title:||Standard Guidelines Impact of Nursing Anxiety of Parents of Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: Randomized Clinical Trial|
- anxiety inventory [ Time Frame: five months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]STAI State-Trait Inventory
|Study Start Date:||December 2010|
|Study Completion Date:||May 2011|
|Primary Completion Date:||May 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
No Intervention: guidelines
22 parents in the intervention group were randomized and received standardized guidelines for nursing:The guidelines took around an hour and involved pre-operative care such as bathing with detergent solution, pre-anesthetic administration (as prescribed), preoperative fasting (as prescribed), clothing, hygiene care and nail oral. They were also provided information on the endotracheal tube, tubes, catheters, epicardial pacemaker wires and electrodes to be used in the perioperative period and which remain for some period after surgery, as well as possible complications.
Other: standardized guidelines for nursing
Information was provided regarding the preoperative preparation of the child, the same conditions and in the postoperative period, as well as information relating to housing and food for the parents. The conventional orientation took about 15 minutes.
Other Name: parents aged over 18 years
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01492452
|Principal Investigator:||M A Moraes, Phd||Institute of Cardiology|