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Assessment of the Burden Within the Dyad Patient/Caregiver (RAPSODIE)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00921232
First Posted: June 16, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 23, 2012
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Collaborators:
Unité de REcherche en sciences Cognitives et Affectives URECA EA1059
University of Lille Nord de France
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Centre Oscar Lambret
  Purpose

This study is about the patients life ending and their caregiver, when a return to home is planned.

This is a behavioral sciences study (= interventional study for french law)


Condition Intervention
Palliative Care Behavioral: Questionnaires

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Crossed Assessment of the Burden Within the Dyad Patient/Caregiver: Analysis of Explanatory Factors and Consequences for Return at Home of the Life-ending Patient

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Centre Oscar Lambret:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Caregiver Reaction Assessment (CRA scale) completed by patient (hetero-perception) and its caregiver (auto-perception) [ Time Frame: At baseline, to the announcement of the exclusive palliative care ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Perception of the burden by the patient and its caregiver: search for potential predictive factors of the burden by statistic analysis HADS (The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale FRI (The Family Relationship Index) [ Time Frame: At baseline, to the announcement of the exclusive palliative care ]
  • Search for factors influencing the return at home of the life-ending patients by statistic analysis [ Time Frame: Death ]

Enrollment: 139
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: February 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
dyad
life-ending patient and its caregiver
Behavioral: Questionnaires

During a consultation:

  • 3 questionnaires (HADS, FRI, CRA)
  • and a form for the sociodemographic data

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient > 18 years old
  • Cancer for which no curative treatment is envisaged
  • Palliative treatment only
  • For the caregiver: designated by the patient like the referring individual
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00921232


Locations
France
Centre Oscar Lambret
Lille, France, 59020
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Oscar Lambret
Unité de REcherche en sciences Cognitives et Affectives URECA EA1059
University of Lille Nord de France
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Nicolas PENEL, MD Centre Oscar Lambret
  More Information

Responsible Party: Centre Oscar Lambret
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00921232     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00958594
Other Study ID Numbers: RAPSODIE
First Submitted: May 29, 2009
First Posted: June 16, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 23, 2012
Last Verified: July 2012

Keywords provided by Centre Oscar Lambret:
Life-ending patient
caregiver