The Impact of Just-in-time Information on Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Discharges
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01091688|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 24, 2010
Last Update Posted : July 27, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Patient Discharge||Behavioral: Just-in-Time information||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||229 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||The Impact of "Just-in-time" Information on NICU Discharges|
|Study Start Date :||March 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2011|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2011|
Experimental: Just-in-Time intervention
The infants and physicians in the experimental group will receive the "Just-in-Time" intervention sheets at the time of discharge.
Behavioral: Just-in-Time information
Infants and physicians assigned to the intervention group will receive Just-in-Time information at the time of NICU discharge, by email and facsimile, and the parents will receive a copy to bring to their first clinic appointment.
No Intervention: Routine discharge care
The infants and physicians in the routine discharge care arm will receive the same information and details as is per normal routine in the nursery.
- Adverse events [ Time Frame: 6 months from hospital discharge ]The rates of death, rehospitalization, emergency room visits, and missed appointments will be calculated for infants in the first 6 months after discharge from the NICU.
- Physician comfort levels [ Time Frame: 1 year ]Physicians will complete pre- and post- intervention surveys that consist of 5-point Likert scales that measure comfort levels with various disorders specific to former premature infants.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01091688
|United States, Texas|
|Newborn Center, Texas Children's Hospital|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77030|
|Principal Investigator:||Virginia A Moyer, MD, MPH||Baylor College of Medicine|