The Effectiveness of Aromatherapy in an Urban, Safety-Net Hospital on Pain
|The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details.|
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04840212|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : April 9, 2021
Last Update Posted : April 9, 2021
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Pain Management||Other: Lavender-Sandalwood scented aromatherapy sticker||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||600 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||The Effectiveness of Aromatherapy in an Urban, Safety-Net Hospital on Pain|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||May 2021|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2021|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2021|
Experimental: Study Group
Patients currently hospitalized in multiple service lines (surgical intensive care unite [SICU], surgical progressive care unit [SPCU], burns, trauma, plastics, general surgery, orthopedics, surgical specialties, and inpatient rehabilitation) will be included. Lavender-Sandalwood scented aromatherapy sticker will be used throughout the patient hospital stay.
Other: Lavender-Sandalwood scented aromatherapy sticker
The Lavender-Sandalwood scented aromatherapy sticker will be placed on the patient gown.
No Intervention: Control Group
The historical control group will be comprised of hospitalized patients in multiple service lines from the previous year with the same time period, demographic characteristics, service line, and relevant clinical information.
- Number of participants who needed opioid pain medication administration after surgery [ Time Frame: 72 hours after surgery ]Pain scale is measured by patients verbal report of pain and ranges from 0 to 10 , with higher scores indicating more pain and thus a worse outcome.
- Mean duration of hospital stay [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Duration of hospital stay will be collected from the electronic medical record.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04840212
|Contact: Justin Buchert, MSN, M.Ed., MS, RNemail@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Justin Buchert, MSN, M.Ed., MS, RN||Parkland Health and Hospital System|