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Behavior Management Using Audiovisual Tools

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01643915
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2014 by Francisco Guinot Jimeno, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : July 18, 2012
Last Update Posted : May 28, 2014
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The aim of the study was to assess whether the behavior, anxiety, and pain of pediatric patients during dental treatment improves when a cartoon film is viewed or a videogame is played as methods of distraction.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Disruptive Global Behavior During Previous Treatment Visits Behavioral: No distraction method Behavioral: Distraction method

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 224 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Behavior Management Using Audiovisual Tools in Pediatric Dental Patients
Study Start Date : September 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2015
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Control group
Patients with conventional treatment. No distraction method during the treatment visits.
Behavioral: No distraction method
Patients with conventional treatment. No distraction method during the treatment visits.
Experimental: Experimental group 1
Patients will see a cartoon film in a screen attached to the ceiling, just above the dental chair during the second treatment visit.
Behavioral: Distraction method
Patients will see a cartoon film in a screen attached to the ceiling, just above the dental chair during the second treatment visit.
Experimental: Experimental group 2
Patients will see a cartoon film with with Rimax® multimedia eyeglasses that occlude the environment partially during the second treatment visit.
Behavioral: Distraction method
Patients will see a cartoon film with with Rimax® multimedia eyeglasses that occlude the environment partially during the second treatment visit.


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Global behavior during the treatment [ Time Frame: 14 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Parental perception of patients' anxiety [ Time Frame: 14 days ]
  2. Self-reported anxiety during the treatment [ Time Frame: 14 days ]
  3. Pain during the treatment [ Time Frame: 14 days ]
  4. Heart rate during the treatment measures in different time points [ Time Frame: 14 days ]
  5. Degree of acceptance of the distraction method by the pediatric patient [ Time Frame: 14 days ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   4 Years to 9 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients aged 4-9 years.
  • Patients who required a minimum of 2 visits for restorative treatment.
  • Patients who had previously shown disruptive behavior (Frankl Behavior Rating Scale 1 or 2) during dental restorative treatment or pulp therapy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with reduced audiovisual capabilities.
  • Patients with psychological disorders.
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01643915


Contacts
Contact: Francisco Guinot Jimeno, DDS, MsC 0034 93 504 50 00 fguinot79@hotmail.com

Locations
Spain
Universitat Internacional de Catalunya Recruiting
Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, Spain, 08195
Contact: Francisco Guinot Jimeno, DDS, MsC    0034 93 5045000    fguinot79@hotmail.com   
Principal Investigator: Francisco Guinot Jimeno, DDS, MsC         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Francisco Guinot Jimeno, DDS, MsC, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01643915     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UIC-ODP-2
First Posted: July 18, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 28, 2014
Last Verified: May 2014

Keywords provided by Francisco Guinot Jimeno, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya:
Audiovisual distraction
Pediatric dentistry