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Evaluating a Website for Parents of Injured Children

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Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00974467
First received: September 9, 2009
Last updated: March 11, 2015
Last verified: January 2012
  Purpose
The purpose of the current protocol is to evaluate the ability of the AfterTheInjury website to increase parent knowledge and skills.

Condition Intervention Phase
Acute Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Behavioral: After The Injury website
Other: Control
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Evaluating a Website for Parents of Injured Children

Further study details as provided by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Scores on measure of parent knowledge re: traumatic stress and coping assistance. [ Time Frame: 6 wks post-intervention ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: May 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: After The Injury website Behavioral: After The Injury website
Parents participate in a web-based prevention intervention, which provides education and tips specific to coping with a child's injury.
Usual care
Treatment as usual
Other: Control
Usual hospital care provided.

Detailed Description:
The purpose of the current protocol is to evaluate the ability of the AfterTheInjury website to increase parent knowledge and skills. Primary objective is to compare website condition vs control with regard to (a) immediate parent learning outcomes and (b) coping assistance provided by parents as reported at 6 wks. Secondary objective is to compare conditions as above with regard to child and parent PTS symptoms at 6 wks.
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Children age 6 through 17 who sustained an injury within the past 2 months and their parents.
  2. Have access to the Internet at home (for Stage 3 only)

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Parent does not read or understand English
  2. Child's injury is due to participation in organized sports
  3. Child's injury is due to suspected abuse or family violence
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00974467

Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104
Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Nancy Kassam-Adams, Ph.D. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  More Information

Responsible Party: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00974467     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008-4-5932 
Study First Received: September 9, 2009
Last Updated: March 11, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders
Mental Disorders

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 27, 2016