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Development and Evaluation of an Adult Burn Prevention Program

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01608581
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 31, 2012
Last Update Posted : June 5, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jennifer Paratz, The University of Queensland

Brief Summary:
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a targeted burn prevention message on burn safety knowledge and behavior.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Burns Other: multimedia burn awareness campaign Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Flammable liquid burns comprise 23% of admissions to our burn center. This was a project to test the uptake of the message "Don't be a Flaming Fool" delivered via multi-media campaign.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1637 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Development and Evaluation of an Adult Burn Prevention Program
Study Start Date : February 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Burns
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: exposure to multi-media campaign
A multimedia campaign highlighting dangers of gasoline and fire was delivered to an intervention region in the state of Queensland
Other: multimedia burn awareness campaign
Television commercials x4 delivered 86 times over 10 days plus logo in print media daily in two papers in two cities
Other Names:
  • health promotion
  • burn prevention



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Changes in burn safety knowledge at 3 months [ Time Frame: Pre intervention, 3 months post intervention ]
    The changes in knowledge regarding the dangers of using petrol or gasoline before and after a media campaign

  2. Changes in burn safety knowledge at 12 months [ Time Frame: pre-intervention and 12 months post-interevention ]
    The changes in knowledge regarding the dangers of using petrol or gasoline before and after a media campaign



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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male 16 years of age or older

Exclusion criteria

  • males less than 16 years of age
  • females

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01608581


Locations
Australia, Queensland
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 4029
Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Queensland
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Michael J Muller, FRACS The University of Queensland

Responsible Party: Jennifer Paratz, Research Chair, Burns Trauma Critical Care Research Centre, The University of Queensland
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01608581     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: flaming fool
First Posted: May 31, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 5, 2012
Last Verified: June 2012

Keywords provided by Jennifer Paratz, The University of Queensland:
prevention
burn
adult
health promotion
evaluation
media

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Burns
Wounds and Injuries