Weekly Phone Calls Versus Brief Patient Education to Improve Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Compliance
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00945776|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 24, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 24, 2009
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)||Behavioral: Weekly phone calls Behavioral: Frequently asked questions Behavioral: Usual care||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||128 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Weekly Phone Calls vs. Brief Patient Education to Improve CPAP Compliance: A Randomized Controlled Trial|
|Study Start Date :||April 2008|
|Primary Completion Date :||June 2009|
|Study Completion Date :||June 2009|
Active Comparator: Weekly phone calls
Will be called weekly to answer questions regarding usage.
Behavioral: Weekly phone calls
Calling weekly to answer questions regarding CPAP usage.
Active Comparator: Frequently asked questions
Providing written general answers to commonly asked questions.
Behavioral: Frequently asked questions
Answers to frequently asked questions in pre-printed form.
|Active Comparator: Usual care||
Behavioral: Usual care
Answers will be provided by the renter of the equipment, and the sleep center if asked in addition to explanations by the sleep specialist.
- To determine which intervention will improve CPAP compliance in sleep apnea [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
- To try to identify which individual characteristics within a group may require a specific intervention [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00945776
|United States, West Virginia|
|CAMC Sleep Center|
|Charleston, West Virginia, United States, 25301|
|Principal Investigator:||George L Zaldivar, M.D.||CAMC Health System|