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Education Model for Cardiac Patients

2016-11-30 15:45:49 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of an educational model, which includes cardiac rehabilitation with emphasis on physical activity and telephone reinforcement, with the usual management of individuals undergoing to intervention coronary percutaneous, in relation to physical activity six months after discharge.

Description

Randomized controlled trial (RCT) at a public teaching hospital, which has specialized care for CAD in Ribeirão Preto, state of São Paulo, Brazil. The intervention group will receive usual care and an educational programme and the control group will receive only usual care.

One of the researchers will perform the first interview (baseline). A researcher (who will not have contact with the patients) will generate the random allocation in Graphpad software, concealing it from the investigators in sequentially numbered, sealed, opaque envelopes. The same researcher who carried out the interview will open the envelope to allocate the participants to either intervention or control group.

The educational programme consists of four booklets entitled 1. Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty, 2. Going home after your coronary angioplasty, 3. How to take care of your heart and your health, and 4. How to practice physical activities. The educational programme includes the telephone follow-up that consists in three calls to motivate the participants and clarify doubts. The booklets will be offered to the participants by a researcher (who will not participate in the interviews) face to face, who will explain the content step by step.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Conditions

Coronary Artery Disease

Intervention

educational model + follow up, usual care

Location

Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto da Universidade de São Paulo
Ribeirao Preto
São Paulo
Brazil
14040-902

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of Sao Paulo

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-11-30T15:45:49-0500

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