Acupuncture as a Complementary Treatment for Hypertension (ACT-HAS) (ACT-HAS)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02530853|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2015 by NEIDE APARECIDA TITONELLI ALVIM, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : August 21, 2015
Last Update Posted : August 25, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Hypertensive Disease||Other: Laser acupuncture||Not Applicable|
The objective of investigation is the effectiveness of acupuncture as a complementary health care to patients with primary hypertension drug therapy.
Methodological approach - Randomized Clinical Trial triple blind.
Population / sample - Patients with Primary Hypertension in drug treatment for over a year and no effective control of blood pressure levels, that is, regular saving measures above was over 140x90 mmHg.
How centers Participants Research, the study covers health units of the Municipal Health of Maricá in Rio de Janeiro, the Municipal of Victoria Health in Espirito Santo, beyond the scope of Integrated Project Research-Service (PIPA), linked to School Nursing Anna Nery /UFRJ.
Primary Objective - To evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture as a complementary health practice associated with drug treatment used in adults with primary hypertension, based on nursing diagnoses.
- Estimate blood pressure levels after exposure to acupuncture applied in adults with primary hypertension.
- Draw the profile of the most frequent nursing diagnoses in adults with primary hypertension.
- Analyze the effectiveness of acupuncture as a complementary health therapy associated with drug treatment used on these clients, based on nursing diagnoses.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||110 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Acupuncture as Applied Technology to Nursing Care Adult Hypertensive: An Experimental Study.|
|Study Start Date :||August 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2015|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||January 2016|
Experimental: Group A
Other: Laser acupuncture
Sham Comparator: Group B
Simulation Laser acupuncture
Other: Laser acupuncture
- Improvement of blood pressure levels. [ Time Frame: six weeks ]
- Improvement of nursing diagnoses [ Time Frame: six weeks ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02530853
|Contact: Raphael Pereirafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: UFRJ PIPAemail@example.com|
|Rio de Janeiro, Maricá, Brazil|
|Contact: Raphael Pereira firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Study Director:||Neide Alvim||UFRJ|
|Study Chair:||Claudia Pereira||UFRJ|