Advertisement

Topics

ICU Patient and Family Comfort Study

2014-07-24 14:15:08 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to evaluate family-led interventions for Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients' symptoms (i.e., pain and thirst) that will involve ICU patients' family members in the non-pharmacological management of these symptoms. This family involvement may help to ameliorate not only patients' symptoms but also the families' symptoms and promote family satisfaction with ICU care.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Pain

Intervention

mouth care, pain intervention

Location

U.C. San Francisco
San Francisco
California
United States
94143-0610

Status

Completed

Source

University of California, San Francisco

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:15:08-0400

Clinical Trials [7321 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Inhaled Morphine Compared With Morphine By Mouth in Treating Cancer Patients With Breakthrough Pain

RATIONALE: Morphine that is inhaled may be more rapidly absorbed than morphine that is given by mouth. It is not yet known if inhaled morphine is more effective than morphine given by mout...

Evaluation of Stepped Care for Chronic Pain in Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans (ESCAPE)

The purpose of this study is to determine if a stepped-care intervention makes pain symptoms better and reduces activity limitations because of pain. Our two primary hypotheses are that in...

Prerecorded Autosuggestion in Long-standing Pain Intervention

The first objective of this thesis is to investigate the hypothesis that prerecorded autosuggestion (PA) can be a theoretically valuable (efficacy) and practical (efficiency) tool in the c...

Improving Cancer Pain Management Through Self-Care

This study will test two different doses of a psychoeducational intervention to improve cancer pain management. In addition, the study will determine if the changes in pain management beha...

A Personalized Self-Management Program for Older Adults With Chronic Pain and Negative Emotions

This study examines the effects of PATH-Pain on emotion regulation to improve self-management of pain and pain-related disability in older adults with chronic pain, negative emotions, and ...

PubMed Articles [17172 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Telephone-based management of chronic pain in older adults in an integrated care program.

Few studies have explored behavioral strategies for managing chronic pain in older adults. Pain Care Management (PCM) is a telephone-based behavioral intervention for chronic pain. The present study e...

Addressing Cancer Pain Inequities Through Intervention
.

The Power Over Pain-Coaching (POP-C) intervention was developed to improve functional status and decrease pain and pain-related distress among ambulatory African American patients with cancer. By bypa...

Health Care Utilization and Costs Associated with Pediatric Chronic Pain.

The population prevalence of pediatric chronic pain is not well characterized, in part due to lack of nationally representative data. Previous research suggests that pediatric chronic pain prolongs in...

Interdisciplinary team-based care for patients with chronic pain on long-term opioid treatment in primary care (PPACT) - Protocol for a pragmatic cluster randomized trial.

Chronic pain is one of the most common, disabling, and expensive public health problems in the United States. Interdisciplinary pain management treatments that employ behavioral approaches have been s...

Comparing N-PASS and NIPS: Improving Pain Measurement in the Neonate.

Proper assessment of pain is essential to allow for safe and compassionate care of infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The Neonatal Infant Pain Scale (NIPS) used in an urban level IV N...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A type of pain that is perceived in an area away from the site where the pain arises, such as facial pain caused by lesion of the VAGUS NERVE, or throat problem generating referred pain in the ear.

Pain in the facial region including orofacial pain and craniofacial pain. Associated conditions include local inflammatory and neoplastic disorders and neuralgic syndromes involving the trigeminal, facial, and glossopharyngeal nerves. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent facial pain as the primary manifestation of disease are referred to as FACIAL PAIN SYNDROMES.

Dull or sharp aching pain caused by stimulated NOCICEPTORS due to tissue injury, inflammation or diseases. It can be divided into somatic or tissue pain and VISCERAL PAIN.

Acute pain that comes on rapidly despite the use of pain medication.

Pain originating from internal organs (VISCERA) associated with autonomic phenomena (PALLOR; SWEATING; NAUSEA; and VOMITING). It often becomes a REFERRED PAIN.

More From BioPortfolio on "ICU Patient and Family Comfort Study"

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 

Relevant Topics

Anesthesiology
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...

Pain
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...


Searches Linking to this Trial