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VRH Pain Reduction During Burn Wound Care and Physical Therapy (VRH)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00260221
First Posted: December 1, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 8, 2013
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Collaborator:
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
David R. Patterson, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
  Purpose
Using Virtual Reality Hypnosis to relief pain and anxiety for burn patients.

Condition Intervention
Burn Behavioral: using VR hypnosis/distraction and audio hypnosis

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Care Provider)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Testing Interactions to Adjunctive Pain Control Techniques

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Further study details as provided by David R. Patterson, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • we use GRS, VAS, McGill,and nurse GRS to measure the pain. [ Time Frame: once a day ]

Enrollment: 77
Study Start Date: January 2002
Study Completion Date: November 2011
Primary Completion Date: January 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Arm one uses Virtual Reality Hypnosis post hypnotic suggestions to reduce pain durng wound care procedures.
Behavioral: using VR hypnosis/distraction and audio hypnosis
a between subject comparison using VR hypnosis and VR distraction and audio hypnosis for pain control
Experimental: 2
Arm two uses Virtual Reality distraction that is administered at times other than during burn care procedure to control for both for attention and high technology.
Behavioral: using VR hypnosis/distraction and audio hypnosis
a between subject comparison using VR hypnosis and VR distraction and audio hypnosis for pain control
Experimental: 3
Arm three use Audio administered Hypnosis without the visual technology.
Behavioral: using VR hypnosis/distraction and audio hypnosis
a between subject comparison using VR hypnosis and VR distraction and audio hypnosis for pain control

Detailed Description:
The purpose of the study is to examine whether there is more effective relief of pain and anxiety during wound care procedures in burn-injured patients that are treated with Virtual Reality Hypnosis with post-hypnotic suggestion.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Years to 85 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age greater than or equal to 7 years
  • Able to complete subjective evaluations of pain
  • English-speaking
  • Not demonstrating delirium, psychosis, or any form of Organic Brain Disorder
  • Able to communicate orally

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age less than 7 years
  • Incapable of indicating subjective evaluation of pain
  • Non-English-speaking
  • Demonstrating delirium, psychosis, or Organic Brain Disorder
  • Unable to communicate verbally
  • Significant developmental disability
  • Extreme susceptibility to motion sickness
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00260221


Locations
United States, Washington
University of Washington; Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98104
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: David R. Patterson, Ph.D. University of Washington
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: David R. Patterson, PhD. ABPP. Professor, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00260221     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 19635-B
R01GM042725 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: November 30, 2005
First Posted: December 1, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 8, 2013
Last Verified: March 2011

Keywords provided by David R. Patterson, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS):
Virtual Reality Hypnosis