Development and Evaluation of an Adult Burn Prevention Program

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jennifer Paratz, The University of Queensland
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01608581
First received: May 22, 2012
Last updated: June 1, 2012
Last verified: June 2012
  Purpose

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a targeted burn prevention message on burn safety knowledge and behavior.


Condition Intervention
Burns
Other: multimedia burn awareness campaign

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Development and Evaluation of an Adult Burn Prevention Program

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Further study details as provided by The University of Queensland:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in burn safety knowledge at 3 months [ Time Frame: Pre intervention, 3 months post intervention ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The changes in knowledge regarding the dangers of using petrol or gasoline before and after a media campaign

  • Changes in burn safety knowledge at 12 months [ Time Frame: pre-intervention and 12 months post-interevention ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The changes in knowledge regarding the dangers of using petrol or gasoline before and after a media campaign


Enrollment: 1637
Study Start Date: February 2010
Study Completion Date: April 2011
Primary Completion Date: April 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: exposure to multi-media campaign
A multimedia campaign highlighting dangers of gasoline and fire was delivered to an intervention region in the state of Queensland
Other: multimedia burn awareness campaign
Television commercials x4 delivered 86 times over 10 days plus logo in print media daily in two papers in two cities
Other Names:
  • health promotion
  • burn prevention

Detailed Description:

Flammable liquid burns comprise 23% of admissions to our burn center. This was a project to test the uptake of the message "Don't be a Flaming Fool" delivered via multi-media campaign.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male 16 years of age or older

Exclusion criteria

  • males less than 16 years of age
  • females
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01608581

Locations
Australia, Queensland
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Queensland
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Michael J Muller, FRACS The University of Queensland
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Jennifer Paratz, Research Chair, Burns Trauma Critical Care Research Centre, The University of Queensland
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01608581     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: flaming fool
Study First Received: May 22, 2012
Last Updated: June 1, 2012
Health Authority: Australia: Human Research Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by The University of Queensland:
prevention
burn
adult
health promotion
evaluation
media

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Burns
Wounds and Injuries

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 22, 2014