Effect of Exercise and Education After Pneumonia (EPICC)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01744145|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2012 by Shalinee Chawla, MD, Winthrop University Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : December 6, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 6, 2012
The mortality rate and quality of life is effected in patients with pneumonia, especially in the older population.
The end point of this study is to improve quality of life by and interventional exercise and education. Patients will be randomized at admission and enrolled into the study. They will be assessed with various performance and quality of life indicators before, during and after the study, and exercise tolerance will be assessed throughout and after.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Pneumonia||Other: Interventional 40-60 Other: Interventional 60 and above||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||120 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Early Pneumonia Intervention to Prevent Chronic Complications in Patients Age 40 and Above|
|Study Start Date :||August 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||August 2013|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||August 2013|
Active Comparator: Interventional 40-60
Interventional group aged 40-60
Other: Interventional 40-60
This group will receive the intervention aged 40-60
Placebo Comparator: Control 40-60
Control group aged 40-60
Active Comparator: Interventional 60 and above
Interventional group aged 60 and above
Other: Interventional 60 and above
This group will receive the intervention aged 60 and above.
Placebo Comparator: Control 60 and above
Control group aged 60 and above
- improvement in quality of life indices [ Time Frame: one year ]patients in the interventional group will undergo exercise and education after a pneumonia infection to see if the quality of life is effected by a rehab program
- improvement in functional status [ Time Frame: one year ]
- change in 6 minute walk test [ Time Frame: one year ]
- exercise intolerance [ Time Frame: one year ]
- immunization [ Time Frame: one year ]Patients will be assessed to see if education offered in the interventional group will effect compliance with vaccination.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01744145
|Contact: Abid I Khokar, MD||516-663-2004 ext firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Shalinee Chawla, MD||516-663-2004 ext email@example.com|
|United States, New York|
|Winthrop University Hosptial||Recruiting|
|Mineola, New York, United States, 11501|
|Sub-Investigator: Abid Khokar, MD|
|Sub-Investigator: Peter Spiegler, MD|
|Sub-Investigator: Grace Trimmer, MD|
|Principal Investigator:||Shalinee Chawla, MD||Winthrop University Hospital|