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The Quality Of Life Of Cerebral Palsy Child Carers

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00941226
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 17, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 20, 2009
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Centro de Estudos Superiores de Maceio

July 16, 2009
July 17, 2009
July 20, 2009
October 2007
March 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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The Quality Of Life Of Cerebral Palsy Child Carers
Evaluation of the Quality of Life of Cerebral Palsy Child Carers
Cerebral Palsy (CP) is characterized by a sensory-motor deficiency, involving disturbance of muscle tone, posture and voluntary movement. Children who are afflicted need special intense care for their carers
INTRODUCTION: Cerebral Palsy (CP) is characterized by a sensory-motor deficiency, involving disturbance of muscle tone, posture and voluntary movement. Children who are afflicted need special intense care for their carers. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to analyze the quality of life of CP child carers attended in the physiotherapy sector of a philanthropic institution on Maceió - AL. METHODS: 62 carers were assessed in the period from the 18th to the 29th of February 2008, in which 96.7% were female carers and 3.7% male. The form for the collection of data from the carers, elaborated by the researchers and the WHOQOL-26 quality of life questionnaire were utilized as as instruments.
Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
CP child carers attended in the physiotherapy sector of a philanthropic institution on Maceió - AL
Cerebral Palsy
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Cerebral Palsy
Those kids who have cerebral palsy and are helped by carers
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Completed
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December 2008
March 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children who were attended by Associação dos Pais e Amigos dos Excepcionais (APAE), Maceió, Alagoas
  • They had cerebral palsy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Child who had not cerebral palsy
  • Child under 2 years old
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2 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
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NCT00941226
340/07
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Thâmara Camylla Ribeiro de Barros Calado, Centro de Estudos Superiores de Maceió - CESMAC.
Centro de Estudos Superiores de Maceio
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Principal Investigator: Thâmara C. R. B. Calado, Graduated Centro de Estudos Superiores de Maceio
Centro de Estudos Superiores de Maceio
July 2009