Study of Health Personnel and the Assistance to Patients With Tuberculosis in Hospital Environment

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Sociedade Cearense de Infectologia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00978510
First received: September 16, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2009
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate in hospital environment the knowledge of the health care professionals about fundamental concepts on tuberculosis and the accomplishment to respiratory isolation practices for patients with pulmonary tuberculosis hospitalized in a public hospital in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil.


Condition
Tuberculosis
Health Care Professionals
Hospital Environment

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Health Personnel and the Control of Tuberculosis in a Hospital Environment

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Further study details as provided by Sociedade Cearense de Infectologia:

Enrollment: 159
Study Start Date: January 2004
Study Completion Date: December 2006
Detailed Description:

A cross-sectional study of health care professionals using a study instrument with questions to evaluate the knowledge of basic concepts about tuberculosis. A retrospective study reviewing medical records of patients with suspected tuberculosis hospitalized in the units of Adult and Pediatric Clinics and in the Critical Care Unit in a general hospital in Fortaleza-CE.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Health care professionals from a public hospital in Brazil

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Health care professionals working in a public hospital (HGWA) in the units of Adult and Pediatric Clinics and in the Critical Care Unit in a general hospital in Fortaleza-CE

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Health care professionals working in HGWA but in units other than Adult and Pediatric Clinics and in the Critical Care Unit
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Locations
Brazil
Hospital Geral Dr. Waldemar Alcântara
Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil, 60840-040
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sociedade Cearense de Infectologia
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Roberto J Pires Neto Universidade Federal do Ceará - UFC
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Roberto da Justa Pires Neto, Universidade Federal do Ceará - UFC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00978510     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TB HGWA 2
Study First Received: September 16, 2009
Last Updated: September 16, 2009
Health Authority: Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

Keywords provided by Sociedade Cearense de Infectologia:
Tuberculosis
Disease transmission
Exposure to biological agents
Health personnel

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tuberculosis
Mycobacterium Infections
Actinomycetales Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections

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