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The Anxiety of Parents of Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01492452
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 15, 2011
Last Update Posted : December 15, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul

Brief Summary:
This is a randomized clinical trial. The population consisted of parents of children undergoing cardiac surgery from December 2010 to April 2011. We included parents aged over 18 years, and the following were considered exclusion criteria: inability to understand and/or answer the questions for any reason, parents of children undergoing surgery for insertion of the pacemaker and defibrillator, surgical death and not take up the case. 22 parents in the intervention group were randomized and received standardized guidelines for nursing and 22 parents participated in the control group received the guidelines and routine of the institution. Anxiety was assessed using the STAI State-Trait Inventory in the preoperative period and 48 hours after surgery the child.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Anxiety Other: standardized guidelines for nursing Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
anxiety

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 44 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Official Title: Standard Guidelines Impact of Nursing Anxiety of Parents of Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: Randomized Clinical Trial
Study Start Date : December 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2011

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Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: guidelines
22 parents in the intervention group were randomized and received standardized guidelines for nursing:The guidelines took around an hour and involved pre-operative care such as bathing with detergent solution, pre-anesthetic administration (as prescribed), preoperative fasting (as prescribed), clothing, hygiene care and nail oral. They were also provided information on the endotracheal tube, tubes, catheters, epicardial pacemaker wires and electrodes to be used in the perioperative period and which remain for some period after surgery, as well as possible complications.
Other: standardized guidelines for nursing
Information was provided regarding the preoperative preparation of the child, the same conditions and in the postoperative period, as well as information relating to housing and food for the parents. The conventional orientation took about 15 minutes.
Other Name: parents aged over 18 years



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. anxiety inventory [ Time Frame: five months ]
    STAI State-Trait Inventory



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • We included parents aged over 18 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • inability to understand and/or answer the questions for any reason,
  • parents of children undergoing surgery for insertion of the pacemaker and defibrillator,
  • surgical death and not take up the case

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul
Investigators
Principal Investigator: M A Moraes, Phd Institute of Cardiology

Responsible Party: Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01492452     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UP4555/10
First Posted: December 15, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 15, 2011
Last Verified: December 2011

Keywords provided by Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul:
guidelines for nursing
anxiety
cardiac surgery
pediatrics

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anxiety Disorders
Mental Disorders