The Role of Mind Body Therapy in Geriatric Rehabilitation
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01057056|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2010 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : January 27, 2010
Last Update Posted : February 5, 2010
Background: The main goal of geriatric rehabilitation reconditioning following an acute illness is rapid restoration of normal activity. Key elements are pain control, restoration of bowel functions, sleep, appetite and general well-being, along side the physical activity.
Objective: To assess the effect of mind-body intervention as an adjunct to medical and physical rehabilitation in geriatric patients.
Design: Prospective study Setting: University affiliated large city general hospital
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Elderly Treatment||Other: mind-body intervention||Phase 1 Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Study Start Date :||January 2010|
No Intervention: control group
control group - receiving standard treatment
Other: mind-body intervention
multi-disciplinary mind-body intervention including: breathing techniques, guided imagery, meditation, touch therapy
- Well-being: Short Form-36 (SF-36), Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS)