Developing a Home Telehealth Program to Manage Pressure Ulcers in SCI/D

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00624806
First received: February 14, 2008
Last updated: February 6, 2014
Last verified: January 2010
  Purpose

The practical impact of this research will be to develop, evaluate and validate the home telehealth disease management protocol items to help patients with spinal cord injury manage/prevent skin breakdown.


Condition Intervention
Spinal Cord Injury
Behavioral: Daily phone group
Behavioral: Weekly phone group

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Developing a Home Telehealth Program to Manage Pressure Ulcers in SCI/D

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Department of Veterans Affairs:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Development of a pressure ulcer [ Time Frame: At enrollment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: November 2009
Primary Completion Date: November 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Arm 1
Daily telephone calls to remind patients of recommended behaviors
Behavioral: Daily phone group
Patients randomized to this group receive daily phone calls to remind them what they should do to prevent ulcers.
Experimental: Arm 2
Weekly telephone calls to remind patients of recommended behaviors
Behavioral: Weekly phone group
Patients randomized to this group receive weekly phone calls to remind them what they should do to prevent ulcers.

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  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- Veterans admitted to Cleveland VA SCI unit or treated in the outpatient clinic (pending)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No phone
  • Cognitive impairment
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00624806

Locations
United States, Illinois
Edward Hines Jr VA Hospital
Hines, Illinois, United States, 60141-3030
United States, Ohio
VA Medical Center, Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44106-3800
Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Marylou Guihan, PhD MA BA Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00624806     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RRP 07-292
Study First Received: February 14, 2008
Last Updated: February 6, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Department of Veterans Affairs:
Pressure ulcer
Telemedicine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pressure Ulcer
Spinal Cord Injuries
Ulcer
Wounds and Injuries
Skin Ulcer
Skin Diseases
Spinal Cord Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Trauma, Nervous System
Pathologic Processes

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 15, 2014