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Factors Affecting Anesthesia Preferences of Gravid Women

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02026284
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 1, 2014
Last Update Posted : January 1, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sanem Cakar Turhan, Ankara University

Brief Summary:

The investigators aim to evaluate the preferences for anaesthesia methods of gravid women who are to deliver baby by caesarean section, the rates of general anaesthesia and regional anaesthesia, the reasons for preferences of general anaesthesia and regional anaesthesia and the factors affecting these preferences.

A questionnaire consisting of 20 questions were applied to gravid women applying for delivery by elective caesarean operation, at Ankara University Faculty of Medicine Hospital for Gynaecology and Obstetrics between February 2010 and February 2011, in order to study the anaesthesia technique the patients prefer and the reason behind their preferences. Those gravid women who accepted to take part in the study were provided information about the questionnaire and their oral and written approvals were obtained.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Caesarean Section, Anaesthesia, Questionnaires Other: Questionnaire

Detailed Description:
The questionnaire was applied to the patients in visit queue a day before or while the patients were in waiting room for caesarean operation. The gravid women who were between 26th and 40th week of their pregnancy were included in the questionnaire. Those who were taken into emergency service, those with communication problems, those whose mental conditions deter them to answer questions and those who did not want to answer the questions on the questionnaire were excluded from the study.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 750 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Factors Affecting Anesthesia Preferences of Gravid Women Who Are to Deliver by Caesarean Section
Study Start Date : February 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2012

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Cesarean Section

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Gravid women
A questionnaire was performed to gravid women
Other: Questionnaire
A questionnaire was performed to gravid women who are to deliver, regarding theri anesthesia preferences.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of participants who prefer regional anesthesia and who prefer general anesthesia [ Time Frame: 1 day ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Factors affecting the preference of regional anesthesia and general anesthesia [ Time Frame: 1 day ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 44 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
A questionnaire consisting of 20 questions were applied to gravid women applying for delivery by elective caesarean operation, at Ankara University Faculty of Medicine Hospital for Gynaecology and Obstetrics between February 2010 and February 2011
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • gravid women who were between 26th and 40th week of their pregnancy were included in the questionnaire.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • gravid women who were taken into emergency service, those with communication problems, those whose mental conditions deter them to answer questions and those who did not want to answer the questions on the questionnaire

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02026284


Locations
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Turkey
Ankara University Medical School Anesthesiology and ICU Department
Ankara, Turkey
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ankara University
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Helin Sahintürk, Specialist Ankara University Medical School Anesthesiology and ICU

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Responsible Party: Sanem Cakar Turhan, Specialist, Ankara University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02026284     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 38-828
First Posted: January 1, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 1, 2014
Last Verified: December 2013
Keywords provided by Sanem Cakar Turhan, Ankara University:
Caesarean section
Anaesthesia
Questionnaires
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Anesthetics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs