Focus Group Interviews of Patients With Permanent or Temporary Enterostomas
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01156506|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 5, 2010
Last Update Posted : December 12, 2012
The study seeks to gain knowledge about new and of alternative ways of organizing ostomy training based on informants' own experiences of life with a stoma.
The study is designed and conducted as qualitative focus group interviews with three different groups of patients with enterostomas (5-8 in each group): a) people with permanent enterostoma due to cancer, 2) people with permanent enterostoma due to non-cancer and 3) people with a temporary ileostomy.
|Condition or disease|
|Patient Perspective Living With an Enterostoma Mastery Empowerment|
The study is investigating the perspective of the patients who have actually experienced having surgery and living with an enterostoma.
By applying this method it is possible to gain access and in depth knowledge of complex issues including sensitive data. The dialogue with peers can lead to experiments and associations which might stimulate the informants to produce new insights within the individual and in the group.
The interviews will be transcribed in full and analyzed with qualitative content analysis with a phenomenological and hermeneutical approach
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||22 participants|
|Official Title:||Patient Perspectives on Living With an Enterostoma and Rehabilitation|
|Study Start Date :||February 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||April 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||April 2010|
- Educational elements and themes that will optimize rehabilitation and patient education [ Time Frame: up until 10 months from interview ]Illumination and discussion of informants´ perspective on rehabilitation and patient education will
- Identification of strategies for improving quality of life [ Time Frame: up until 10 months from interview ]Illumination and discussion of informants perspective on the influence of an enterostoma on their lives
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01156506
|Principal Investigator:||Anne K. Danielsen, Nurse, MaClN||Herlev University Hospital, department of surgery|