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Preoperatively Orientation in Cardiac Surgery: Nurses Intervention on Patients Recovery

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01559610
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 21, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 21, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the guidelines preoperative performed by a nurse contribute to the recovery of the patient submitted to cardiac surgery compared with the guidelines for routine.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Triple Vessel Heart Valve Diseases Other: Intervention Group Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
This is a randomized clinical trial, which included patients submitted to cardiac surgery on both sexes. They are divided in two groups: control group and intervention group.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 180 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Preoperatively Orientation in Cardiac Surgery: Nurses Intervention on Patients Recovery
Study Start Date : August 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Surgery
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: Control Group
Received preoperative guidance by a member of healthcare team with the aid of checklist
Other: Intervention Group
The patients were instructed by a nurse
Other Name: No applicable
Group intervention
preoperative guideline by a nurse
Other: Intervention Group
The patients were instructed by a nurse
Other Name: No applicable



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. knowledge [ Time Frame: seven days ]
    three questions applied on the second day of recovery at the nursery room, after the intensive care unit discharge,about type of anesthesia,endotracheal tube function and time of healing of the sternum bone.The questions had only one correct alternative.Since the randomization until the questionnaire,the study follow up took seven days.For the analysis,answers of the questionnaire were separated and the number of answers for each,and divided into the two groups.The results were presented in graphic and tables.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. satisfaction [ Time Frame: seven days ]
    five questions applied on the second day of recovery at the nursery room.The patients had to graduate their level of satisfaction from unsatisfied to very satisfied according to orientation received about the prior,intraoperative and recovering period of surgery as well as the nursery and medical orientation provided.Since the randomization until the questionnaire,the study follow up took seven days.For the analysis answers of the questionnaire were separated and the number of answers for each,and divided into the two groups.The results were presented in graphic and tables.



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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:

  • Primary Elective Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Age above 18 years old
  • At least 24 hours of hospitalization before the procedure

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who do not accept and do not signed a consenting term

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01559610


Locations
Brazil
Institute of Cardiology
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 90620001
Sponsors and Collaborators
Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Juliane A Rodrigues, nursing Brasil:Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul/Fundacao Universitaria de Cardiologia

Responsible Party: Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01559610     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UP 4150/08
First Posted: March 21, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 21, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

Keywords provided by Instituto de Cardiologia do Rio Grande do Sul:
cardiac surgery
orientation
nursing

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Valve Diseases
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases