Respiratory Rehabilitation Exercises in Older Adults With Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02329873|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 1, 2015
Last Update Posted : January 1, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)||Behavioral: Respiratory rehabilitation exercise training||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||61 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Efficacy of the Respiratory Rehabilitation Exercise Training Package in Hospitalized Elderly Patients With Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Randomized Control Trial|
|Study Start Date :||November 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2012|
Experimental: Experimental group
Respiratory rehabilitation exercise training 2 times/day, 10-30 minutes per session for 4 days.
Behavioral: Respiratory rehabilitation exercise training
The respiratory rehabilitation exercise training package was conducted twice a day and 10-30 minutes per session for 4 days: (a) disease awareness, (b) sputum clearance treatments, (c) pursed lip breathing training, (d) upper-limb exercise with breathing pranayama, (e) walking training with breathing pranayama, and (f) assign a pulmonary rehabilitation program coordinator.
Other Name: Respiratory rehabilitation
No Intervention: Control group
Control group received usual care and health education.
- Change from baseline in dyspnea at 4th day [ Time Frame: At baseline and at the 4th day of the study ]Measured by the Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion Scale.
- Change from baseline in cough severity at 4th day [ Time Frame: At baseline and at the 4th day of the study ]Measured by the visual analog scale.
- Change from baseline in exercise tolerance at 4th day [ Time Frame: At baseline and at the 4th day of the study ]Measured by the 6-minute walk distance
- Change from baseline in sputum expectoration at 4th day [ Time Frame: At baseline and at the 4th day of the study ]Assessed by recording the patients' feelings regarding sputum expectoration during the previous day.
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|Chest Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare|
|Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 71742|
|Principal Investigator:||Lin-Yu Liao, MS||Chest Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan|