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Trial record 7 of 1154 for:    (child OR Children Or youth) AND (violence OR abuse)

Preparing Caregivers for the Child Sexual Abuse Examination: Are Informational Leaflets Helpful?

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01850407
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 9, 2013
Last Update Posted : February 4, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hackensack University Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Children are typically inadequately prepared for the sexual abuse medical examination. Caregivers report lack of examination knowledge as a barrier to preparing their children. The purpose of this study was to determine if informational leaflets provided prior to the examination are helpful to caregivers in preparing their children.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Child Sexual Abuse, Suspected Behavioral: Education Counseling Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 37 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: Preparing Caregivers for the Child Sexual Abuse Examination: Are Informational Leaflets Helpful?
Study Start Date : August 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2008

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Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: Education Counseling
Education of caregivers to counter lack of Preparedness for Children Undergoing Sexual Abuse Medical Examination
Behavioral: Education Counseling



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To determine the helpfulness of informational leaflets in preparing caregivers for the child sex abuse examination [ Time Frame: one month ]
    [The study] undertook a prospective study of consecutive caregivers accompanying children for a scheduled sexual abuse medical examination. Prior to the appointment, caregivers were mailed information leaflets (in English and Spanish) about how to prepare their children for the exam. Caregivers completed pre and post exam surveys and the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • consecutive caregivers accompanying children for scheduled sexual abuse medical examination

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Lack of consent
  • Failure to complete study

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01850407


Sponsors and Collaborators
Hackensack University Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Nina Agrawal, MD Hackensack University Medical Center

Responsible Party: Hackensack University Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01850407     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07.02.054
First Posted: May 9, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 4, 2014
Last Verified: February 2014

Keywords provided by Hackensack University Medical Center:
Lack of Preparation for Abused Children during Medical Examination