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Enhancing Heart Failure Self-Care

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00526773
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 10, 2007
Last Update Posted : October 13, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Christiana Care Health Services

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Heart Failure Other: telephone management plus a motivational intervention Other: telephone management with standard patient education Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Enhancing Heart Failure Self-Care
Study Start Date : January 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Failure
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
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



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. 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 ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 95 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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

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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

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
First Posted: September 10, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 13, 2010
Last Verified: October 2010

Keywords provided by Christiana Care Health Services:
motivational therapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases