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Post Operative Walking Enhancements for Recovery (POWER) Trial

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2011 by Loyola University.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Loyola University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01254851
First received: December 3, 2010
Last updated: September 13, 2011
Last verified: September 2011

December 3, 2010
September 13, 2011
October 2010
August 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Number of steps taken in twentyfour hours. [ Time Frame: 1 day ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
The primary outcome assessed will be number of steps taken in the 24 hour period prior to discharge as assessed by the electronic pedometer readings.
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Post Operative Walking Enhancements for Recovery (POWER) Trial
Post Operative Walking Enhancements for Recovery (POWER) Trial

This study is a non-blinded randomized controlled trial. Consenting participants will be randomized to routine post-operative ambulation vs. goal-augmented post-operative care (they will be given a goal number of steps to take on each post-operative day) following in-patient gynecologic surgery.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality
Behavioral: goal-augmented post-operative care
Patients in the goal-augmented post-operative care group will be given a goal number of steps to take on each post-operative day following in-patient gynecologic surgery.
  • Active Comparator: goal-augmented post-operative care.
    Patients in this group will be given a goal number of steps to take on each post-operative day.
    Intervention: Behavioral: goal-augmented post-operative care
  • No Intervention: Usual care
    routine post-operative ambulation
Liebermann M, Awad M, Dejong M, Rivard C, Sinacore J, Brubaker L. Ambulation of hospitalized gynecologic surgical patients: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Mar;121(3):533-7. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e318280d50a. PubMed PMID: 23635615.

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Active, not recruiting
120
April 2012
August 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Independent ambulation pre-operatively
  • Undergoing gynecologic procedure
  • Expected to ambulate within 12 hours of their procedure

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children under the age of 18
  • Inability to ambulate independently prior to their surgery
  • Primary surgeon does not want patient to ambulate within 12 hours of procedure
  • English is not the primary language spoken by the patient
Female
18 Years and older
No
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United States
 
NCT01254851
203031
No
Loyola University
Loyola University
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Principal Investigator: Linda Brubaker, M.D. Loyola University
Loyola University
September 2011

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