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This study´s objective was to identify the effectiveness of bed bath video during simulation in the performance of undergraduate student skills. Method. This is a randomized, blinded clinical trial. The sample consisted of students of the second year of nursing graduation who were divided into two groups: intervention group (students who simulated bed bath using the video) and control group (students who simulated bed bath without the video). The primary end point was the perf...
Advance directives are again in the heart of debate since the Leonetti-Claeys's law . These pieces of legislation allow everyone to decide by advance their wishes of the end of life.However, it does not seem that to legislate on a subject is enough to apply the text of law. High authority of health suggest that medical and paramedical staff have to participate to the elaboration of the questionnaire and the redaction of advance directives. So the aim is that ,before asking pat...
This study will evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and perceived effectiveness of the culturally-adapted COMFORT Communication Curriculum in two Native American reservation communities. Participants in one community will have an advance care planning conversation with a healthcare professional trained in the the culturally-adapted curriculum. Participants in the other community will receive usual care.
The CoreValve Advance study is intended to evaluate the clinical utility of the Medtronic CoreValve System in a "Real-World" patient population.
This project will test a novel lifestyle intervention to help overweight and obese socioeconomically disadvantaged African American women achieve healthy weight control during and after pregnancy and improve the health of their offspring. The treatment will be given through an existing national home visiting program, Parents As Teachers (PAT), which will facilitate sustainability and nationwide dissemination, if effective. We hypothesize that compared with standard PAT monitor...
The objective of this proposed 18-month exploratory research study is to help pregnant women weigh risks and benefits in a childbirth decision using the Preferences-Assessment Computer Module. Our hypothesis is that, after using this computer module, women will be more aware of the potential risks and benefits of VBAC and of elective repeat cesarean and will have greater clarity about their preferences related to these risks and benefits.
This study will compare a web-based advance directive to a standard advance directive.
Epidermis that lacks moisture and/or sebum presents as dry skin, which is often characterized by a pattern of fine lines, scaling and itching. In dry skin, the barrier function may be compromised. Skin care practices to decrease the risk of development of dry skin and/or to improve dry skin condition have barely been investigated. Bathing with bath oils has been shown to increase skin hydration, thus helping to stabilize skin barrier function. Therefore, the aim of this study i...
The purpose of this research is to investigate the effects of a PB no- added-fat and the AHA and MED in obese (BMI >95%) children ages 9-18 with hypercholesterolemia (>169 mg/dl) and a parent or guardian. Eligible patients will be identified by utilizing the Pediatric Obesity Registry. When possible, in-person discussions or phone calls with their primary or tertiary care physicians will introduce eligible patients and their parents to the study. All eligible patients and paren...
Primary Objective: For focus groups of Mexican American and African-American girls and focus groups of their parents to explore factors that could enhance the conduct of a future study of puberty and body mass. Specifically these focus groups will address: - Whether clinical assessment of pubertal staging is acceptable. - How to enhance cooperation by parents and their daughters of different socioeconomic groups, among families with different levels o...
This is a randomized intervention study to examine the effects of the Moving Forward Guided Weigh Loss Intervention compared to a self-guided weight loss program on BMI and behavioral, biological, and psychosocial outcomes in overweight and obese African American women diagnosed with Stage I, II, or III breast cancer.
The purpose of the proposed research study is to evaluate whether bone marrow transplant patients prefer the Stanford letter advance care planning tool to the standard Advance directive. Completion of advance care planning prior to BMT is very important, but not often done. The investigators believe that the Stanford Letter will be preferred by patients and will allow them to feel more comfortable and share more of their wishes with family members and the medical team.
In 2006, the International Patient Decision Aids Collaboration (IPDAS) reached agreement on criteria for evaluation. Accordingly, the primary outcome is 'decision quality' 3 weeks after using the decision aid. Decision quality is defined as the extent to which a patient decision aid improves the match between the chosen option and the features that matter most to the informed patient. Measures include: a) patients' knowledge of essential facts [options, benefits, harms, and ...
The purpose of this study is to compare the acceptability, usefulness, self-efficacy and comprehension of an easy-to-read advance directive form versus a standard advance directive form written at a post graduate reading level.
The Advance® 18 PTX® Balloon Catheter study is a clinical trial to study the safety and effectiveness of the Advance 18® PTX® Balloon Catheter in the treatment of lesions in the superficial femoral artery and popliteal artery.
This project project will provide an effective, evidence-based intervention for advance care planning (ACP) to 50 underserved U.S. communities or those with poor access to healthcare systems due to economic, cultural or other barriers. The project will also examine 15 of the 50 communities to learn about the unique needs of African American communities in regards to ACP and to assess the intervention with this population. The team includes the Hospice Foundation of America and ...
This will enroll 300 mothers of teenage girls and boys to identify barriers to HPV vaccination among low-income, African-American teens.
In a community-based approach, the investigators long-term goal is to empower African American family caregivers who are designated healthcare proxies to make informed end-of-life treatment decisions for participants with moderate to severe dementia before a life-threatening medical crisis occurs.
Rates of advance directive completion among Americans, even those suffering from serious chronic illness, are notoriously poor. Moreover, the contents of completed advance directives are often difficult to interpret in the face of a medical crisis. The study aims to examine patient perceptions of electronic, interactive versions of advance care planning documentation.
The purpose of this study is to determine how levels of this newly-discovered hormone, called FGF-23, changes in the blood in response to a high calcium dialysis bath during a hemodialysis (HD) treatment, and how this relates to changes in the calcium and PTH levels. We are also studying the effects of dialysis and inflammation on the levels of Fetuin A. We intend to prospectively study a cohort of end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients on hemodialysis in order to determine w...
African American men are at risk of developing chronic disease partly due to low levels of regular physical activity. Studies have been effective in increasing physical activity levels in African American men; however for the health benefits of exercise to be maintained continued physical activity is necessary. The purpose of the current study is to develop a mobile phone application for African American men that will help them maintain their physical activity levels.
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety on sauna followed by cold water bath, a common practice in many countries, 30 healthy subjects aged 40 years and older will be at the Montreal Heart Institute Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation centre.
The goal of this study is to examine if exposure to vegan soul food restaurants can increase African American adults' perceived benefits of consuming plant-based foods more so than standard guidelines. Although the health benefits of vegan diets are well documented, many people are reluctant to commit to a vegan diet long term. Various issues like food preparation, a lack of social support, or other barriers are often mentioned as reasons why people can't be vegan. This study w...
The primary objective of this investigation is to test the efficacy of two sport participation formats (individual sport, team sport) on key psychosocial outcomes compared to a non-sport condition among parents of young children who were not participating in sport at baseline of the study. Research of this type is important because parents represent a group dealing with numerous challenges and this is a period of time shown to have the greatest decline in physical activi...
This study focuses on the way weight is gained. Individuals who gain weight primarily in their midsection (visceral weight) are at an increased risk for developing diabetes and high blood pressure. Research has shown that African Americans suffer more often from high blood pressure, diabetes (non-insulin dependent), and heart disease than Caucasian Americans. These conditions lead to significant numbers of deaths and diseases associated with and made worse by obesity...