Condition category
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Date applied
08/11/2006
Date assigned
29/01/2007
Last edited
29/01/2007
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Prof Elina Hemminki

ORCID ID

Contact details

PL 220
Lintulahdenkuja 4
Helsinki
00530
Finland
+358 (0)9 3967 2307
elina.hemminki@stakes.fi

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

1. Using existing health service personnel to do the intervention and collecting outcome data from routine registers is feasible and economic.
2. Educating Public Health Nurses (PHN) about delivery methods will decrease ceasarean sections.

Ethics approval

Approval received from the National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health (STAKES) on the 2nd October 2004.

Study design

A cluster randomised trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Prenatal childbirth education

Intervention

Education of PHN versus usual treatment.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Feasibily of the trial

Secondary outcome measures

1. Costs
2. PHNs' opinions
3. Ceasarean section rates

Overall trial start date

01/05/2002

Overall trial end date

31/07/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Helsinki Maternity Health Center (MHC) who were willing to participate

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

20 MHC, 140 PHN, and 2000 women

Participant exclusion criteria

Head nurse against the trial

Recruitment start date

01/05/2002

Recruitment end date

31/07/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Finland

Trial participating centre

PL 220
Helsinki
00530
Finland

Sponsor information

Organisation

National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health (STAKES) (Finland)

Sponsor details

PL 220
Lintulahdenkuja 4
Helsinki
00530
Finland
+358 (0)9 3967 1
elina.hemminki@stakes.fi

Sponsor type

Research organisation

Website

http://www.stakes.fi

Funders

Funder type

Research organisation

Funder name

National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health (Finland)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

National Public Health Institute (Finland)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

Laurea Polytechnic (Finland)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes