Advertisement

Topics

Effectiveness of the Pelican Instrument in Medical Care

2014-08-27 03:14:12 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objective of this project is to establish the effectiveness of implementation of a self-administered electronic asthma-specific quality of life instrument for childhood asthma in primary care and specialist care.

Description

Health related quality of life (HRQL) is important to the asthmatic child and if HRQL aspects are taken into account in daily care this could result in improved treatment satisfaction, compliance, asthma control and, ultimately, improved HRQL. The Pelican instrument we have developed has the essential features to be useful in daily care. In this study, the effectiveness of implementing the Pelican instrument in medical care is assessed. An intervention study with 9 months follow-up in primary and secondary care will be carried out.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Conditions

Asthma

Intervention

PELICAN Primary Care, PELICAN Secondary Care

Location

Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Nijmegen
Netherlands
6500 HB

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Radboud University

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:12-0400

Clinical Trials [6489 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Emergency Department (ED)-Directed Interventions to Improve Asthma Outcomes

The purpose of this study is to determine if evidence-based guidance on follow-up care and self-management provided to PCPs and patients, respectively, reduces relapses within 90 days for ...

A Practical Model to Transform Childhood Asthma Care - Spirometry Training in the Primary Care Setting

Spirometry is a recommended component of asthma diagnosis and treatment in the primary care setting, however, few primary care providers report routine use of spirometry in the provision o...

Asthma Care With Alvesco® (Ciclesonide) in Primary Care in Adults - The ACCEPT-study (BY9010/CA-102)

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of Alvesco® (Ciclesonide) compared with usual asthma care in the primary care setting. Patients with a history of asthma for...

Improving the Quality of Asthma Care Using the Internet

It is important for people with asthma to become involved in their asthma care and management. This study will evaluate an interactive Web site that provides tailored feedback and informat...

CARE - Quality Improvement in Asthma Secondary Prevention in Primary Care, Through Delegation of Consultations to the Nurse.

Quality Improvement in Primary Care: delegation of check-ups to nurses in general practice

PubMed Articles [20550 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Explaining the amount and consistency of medical care and self-management support in asthma: a survey of primary care providers in France and the United Kingdom.

The quality of asthma primary care may vary between countries, health care practices, and health care professionals (HCPs). Identifying and explaining such differences is critical for health services ...

Using the theoretical domains framework to identify barriers and enablers to pediatric asthma management in primary care settings.

This study aimed to apply a theory-based approach to identify barriers and enablers to implementing the Alberta Primary Care Asthma Pediatric Pathway (PCAPP) into clinical practice. Phase 1 included a...

Predictors of prior asthma specialist care among pediatric patients seen in the emergency department for asthma.

Asthma guidelines recommend specialist care for patients experiencing poor asthma outcomes during emergency department (ED) visits. The prevalence and predictors of asthma specialist care among an ED ...

Patients' Experience of Living with Cancer-associated thrombosis in Spain (PELICANOS).

The previously reported Patients' Experience of LIving with CANcer-associated thrombosis (PELICAN) identified several areas of unmet clinical and support need for cancer patients diagnosed with venous...

Combining radar and direct observation to estimate pelican collision risk at a proposed wind farm on the Cape west coast, South Africa.

Pre-construction assessments of bird collision risk at proposed wind farms are often confounded by insufficient or poor quality data describing avian flight paths through the development area. These l...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Specialized healthcare delivered as a follow-up or referral from a PRIMARY CARE provider.

Providers of initial care for patients. These PHYSICIANS refer patients when appropriate for secondary or specialist care.

Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.

Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)

Techniques or methods of patient care used by nurses as primary careproviders.

More From BioPortfolio on "Effectiveness of the Pelican Instrument in Medical Care"

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 

Relevant Topics

Allergies
The term allergy is used to describe a response, within the body, to a substance, which is not necessarily harmful in itself, but results in an immune response and a reaction that causes symptoms and disease in a predisposed person, which in turn can cau...

Pediatrics
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...

Pulmonary
Pulmonary relating to or associated with the lungs eg Asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Influenza,  Lung Cancer, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Sleep Disorders etc Follow and track Lung Cancer News ...


Searches Linking to this Trial