Effects of Patient-centered Telephone Education in Day Surgery
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03549403|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : June 8, 2018
Last Update Posted : June 8, 2018
This study describe and evaluate the effectiveness of patient-centered telephone education in day surgery. The aim is to evaluate the effects of patient-centered telephone education on the experienced health of adult patients and the costs of healthcare in day surgery. Telephone education intervention is planned in co-operation with the day surgery unit´s healthcare staff.
Half of participants will receive current education in day surgery, while the other half will receive developed patient-centered telephone education before and after day surgery.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Health, Subjective Cost Effectiveness||Behavioral: Patient-centered telephone education||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||120 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Participant, Investigator)|
|Official Title:||Effects of Patient-centered Pre- and Postoperative Telephone Education on the Experienced Health and Health-care Costs in Day Surgery by Adult Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial.|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||February 1, 2019|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||June 1, 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 2020|
Experimental: Patient-centered telephone education
Patients receive the preoperative call home one week before the day surgery and postoperatively 3-8 days after the day surgery. On the day of surgery patients receive current education.
Behavioral: Patient-centered telephone education
The intervention will be carried out in accordance with the guidelines and the contents of the patient-centered telephone education intervention in the same way with every patient. The education call duration is approximately 15 to 30 minutes.
No Intervention: Current education practice
Patient´s education is implemented in accordance with current practice, where day surgery adult patients receive preoperative education over the phone one week prior to day surgery and postoperative education during on the day of surgery.
- Experienced health [ Time Frame: Up to two weeks after surgery ]The questionnaire assess the impact of patient-centered telephone education to the day surgery patients´ experienced health, such as mobility, sleep, normal functions of survival, intellectual activities, ailments and symptoms, anxiety and energetic aspects.
- Health-care costs [ Time Frame: Up to three months after surgery ]Patient-centered telephone education´s measures to the number of patient´s postoperative treatment
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03549403
|Contact: Mira M Rajala, McSemail@example.com|
|University of Oulu|
|Study Director:||Maria Kääriäinen, PhD||University of Oulu|