Clown Doctors and a Sedative Premedicant for Children Undergoing Surgery
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00886314|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2009 by Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : April 22, 2009
Last Update Posted : October 20, 2009
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Insomnia||Drug: midazolam Other: clown doctor||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||80 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Study Start Date :||June 2009|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||September 2009|
|Active Comparator: midazolam||
Children in this group will be premedicated with oral midazolam syrup (0.3 mg.kg) at least 15 minutes before the surgical procedure and one of the parents will be present throughout the anesthesia induction process.
|Active Comparator: clown doctor||
Other: clown doctor
Children will interact with clowns before entering the operating room and will stay with them and one of the parents throughout the anesthesia induction process.
- Preoperative anxiety [ Time Frame: Prior to induction of anesthesia ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00886314
|Contact: Yaacov Gozal, MD||972-2-6555 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Shaare Zedek Medical Center||Recruiting|
|Jerusalem, Israel, 91031|
|Principal Investigator:||Yaacov Gozal, MD||Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel|