Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
This is a feasibility study of electronic devices in order to reduce neuro-psychological disorders and suffering in intensive care unit (ICU) patients. A first step study is necessary to define which device is effective and safe to reduce symptom intensities, among music therapy, virtual reality with real pictures, virtual reality with artificial pictures, and common devices (radio or television). If some devices are effective to reduce patients' symptoms, a second step will be to implement and assess the impact of these tools in a multicenter trial.
Quality of life following intensive care unit discharge is more and more anticipated during the ICU stay. Psychological trauma during ICU stay, related to medical management, can be very deleterious at short and long term, inducing psychological troubles as post-traumatic stress disorder and delaying the return to a normal social and professional life. For this reason, managing patients' distress is particularly important in the intensive care setting. There has been an increasing number of new technologies for the distraction of patients in different settings. a Today, a large amount of electronic distraction is available. TV and radio are available in each ICU, music therapy has already been studied and it is currently used in some ICUs. Virtual reality (VR) is used to improve attention and memory in stroke patients. Furthermore, VR seems to decrease stress post trauma disorders and phobia, as well as pain and anxiety during surgical procedures and physiotherapy. Our first step study will help us to determine which electronic distraction has the most effect on the top five discomfort symptoms frequently observed in ICU: pain, anxiety dyspnea, thirst and sleep privation.
Adult ICU Patients
University of Montpellier Hospital
Not yet recruiting
University Hospital, Montpellier
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-07-18T10:31:23-0400
Primary Objective: Part 1: - Evaluate central nervous system (CNS) biomarkers in adult Gaucher disease (GD) type 3 (GD3) patients that distinguish GD3 from Gaucher disease ...
To determine the time to and rate of hematologic engraftment following unrelated umbilical cord blood transplantation in adults with one or two cord blood units using total body irradiatio...
Eosinophils play a key role in the pathogenesis of eosinophilic oesophagitis. Therapies that suppress eosinophil recruitment and activation may give a benefit. Mepolizumab is a humanised...
This study will evaluate the hypothesis that the use of pediatric size phlebotomy tubes reduces RBC transfusions in adult ICU patients compared with the use of adult size tubes.
The purpose of the study is to determine is triheptanoin is an effective treatment for the symptoms of Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease.
To analyze the clinical, laboratory characteristics and prognosis of adult early T-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ETP-ALL). The clinical data of 13 adult ETP-ALL patients from January 2...
We surveyed sickle cell disease (SCD) patients who transitioned from pediatric care at Texas Children's Hematology Center (TCHC) to adult care to determine the characteristics of patients with an adul...
Adult Wilms tumor (WT) is a well-known, albeit rare entity and has historically been associated with worse overall clinical outcomes when compared to younger patients. Because WT is uncommon in adult ...
Aggressive mature B-cell LPD can occur in WAS as in XLT pediatric and adult patients. Immunochemotherapy is applicable to all WAS/XLT patients, while transplantation still remains controversial for ad...
Few studies have reported the clinical characteristics and outcomes of young adult patients diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). This study aimed to formulate a nomogram to predict the progn...
Antibodies found in adult RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS patients that are directed against GAMMA-CHAIN IMMUNOGLOBULINS.
Transfer from pediatric to adult care.
The area of nursing concerned with the needs and care of adult medical and surgical patients.
A trypanosome found in the blood of adult rats and transmitted by the rat flea. It is generally non-pathogenic in adult rats but can cause lethal infection in suckling rats.
A condition in which there is a change of one adult cell type to another similar adult cell type.
Neurology - Central Nervous System (CNS)
Alzheimer's Disease Anesthesia Anxiety Disorders Autism Bipolar Disorders Dementia Epilepsy Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Neurology Pain Parkinson's Disease Sleep Disorders Neurology is the branch of me...
Anxiety is caused by stress. It is a natural reaction, and is beneficial in helping us deal with tense situations and pressure. It is deterimental when is becomes an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations. The most common types of anxiety di...
Stress is caused by your perception of situations around you and then the reaction of your body to them. The automatic stress response to unexpected events is known as 'fight or flight'. Discovered by Walter Cannon in 1932, it is the release of h...