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The Use of Aromatherapy for Symptom Management

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02163369
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2015 by Central DuPage Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : June 13, 2014
Last Update Posted : February 4, 2015
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Central DuPage Hospital

Brief Summary:

The purpose of this pilot study is to introduce the use of aromatherapy/essential oils to medical oncology patients at Central DuPage Hospital to assess their perceived effectiveness to relieve symptoms of nausea or vomiting and/or anxiety.

Peppermint oil will be used for nausea/vomiting and lavender oil will be used for anxiety. This study will involve administration of aromatherapy to a convenience sample of patients, who will then be asked to complete a brief questionnaire. The questionnaire will involve a simple likert scale to measure efficacy (in the opinion of the patient) and simple multiple-choice questions to determine patients' likeliness to use aromatherapy again.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Nausea, Vomiting and Anxiety Associated With Medical Oncology Patients Drug: Peppermint and Lavender Essential Oils Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: The Use of Aromatherapy for Symptom Management
Study Start Date : July 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2015

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Peppermint and Lavender Essential Oils Drug: Peppermint and Lavender Essential Oils



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Post Intervention Patient Interview Form [ Time Frame: 24hrs post aromatherapy ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult hospitalized medical oncology patients admitted to Central DuPage Hospital.
  • Age 18 years or greater.
  • Able to understand and speak English.
  • Women of non-childbearing potential or with childbearing potential with a negative pregnancy test documented during the hospital stay.
  • Able to understand concept of aromatherapy for treatment of distressing symptoms.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prisoners.
  • Non-English speaking patients.
  • Under the age of 18.
  • Unable to comprehend the concept of aromatherapy.
  • Severe cognitive impairment.
  • Not experiencing the symptoms of nausea, vomiting or anxiety.
  • Women with child-bearing potential who have not had a negative pregnancy test during the hospital stay.
  • Patients with known allergy to lavender or peppermint.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02163369


Contacts
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Contact: Mary Lyons, MSN, APN/CNS, RN-BC, ONC 630-933-6011 mary.lyons@cadencehealth.org
Contact: Lorraine Mack, MSN, RN, CNL, OCN 630-933-3413 lorraine.mack@cadencehealth.org

Locations
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United States, Illinois
Central DuPage Hospital Recruiting
Winfield, Illinois, United States, 60190
Contact: Mary Lyons, MSN, APN/CNS, RN-BC ONC    630-933-6011      
Contact: Lorraine Mack, RN    630-933-3413      
Sponsors and Collaborators
Central DuPage Hospital
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Mary Lyons, MSN, APN/CNS, RN-BC, ONC Central DuPage Hospital

Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Central DuPage Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02163369     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 14-031-1
First Posted: June 13, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 4, 2015
Last Verified: February 2015
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Vomiting
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms