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San Francisco, California 94143


Purpose:

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.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Patient: - in ICU for at least 24 hours; - adult; - able to self-report; - pain and thirst greater than 3 on 0-10 numeric rating scale; - English-speaking. - Family member: - 18 years or older; - visits patient more than other family members; - closest person to patient (can be non-biological). Exclusion Criteria: - Patient: - in ICU for at less than 24 hours; - non-adult; - unable to self-report; - no pain and thirst greater than 3 on 0-10 numeric rating scale; - non-English-speaking. - Family member: - younger than 18 years; - visits patient less than other family members; - not closest person to patient.


NCT ID:

NCT00798941


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Kathleen A Puntillo, DNSc
U.C. San Francisco


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

San Francisco, California 94143
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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