Enhancing Heart Failure Self-Care

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Christiana Care Health Services
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00526773
First received: September 5, 2007
Last updated: October 11, 2010
Last verified: October 2010
  Purpose

To test the effectiveness of a motivational intervention compared with standard patient education in improving economic and clinical outcomes in patients enrolled in an existing heart failure (HF) disease management program.


Condition Intervention
Heart Failure
Other: telephone management plus a motivational intervention
Other: telephone management with standard patient education

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Enhancing Heart Failure Self-Care

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Further study details as provided by Christiana Care Health Services:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To test the effectiveness of a motivational intervention compared with standard patient education in improving economic and clinical outcomes in patients enrolled in HF disease management. [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
1
Telephone management plus a motivational intervention
Other: telephone management plus a motivational intervention
heart failure intervention
2
Telephone management with standard patient education
Other: telephone management with standard patient education
heart failure intervention

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 95 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic heart failure, hospitalized for heart failure or hospitalized for heart failure within the past 30 days, speak and read English

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe renal failure requiring dialysis, HIV-AIDS, psychosis, uncorrected hearing loss
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
United States, Delaware
Christiana Care Health System
Newark, Delaware, United States, 19718
Sponsors and Collaborators
Christiana Care Health Services
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Barbara Reigel, DNSc, RN, CS, FAAN University of Pennsylvania
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Angela DiSabatino, RN, MS, Manager, Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Program, Christiana Care Health Services
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00526773     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CCC27020
Study First Received: September 5, 2007
Last Updated: October 11, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Christiana Care Health Services:
motivational therapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 24, 2014