Condition category
Neonatal Diseases
Date applied
08/02/2009
Date assigned
31/03/2009
Last edited
09/10/2014
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

Dr Viveca Lindh

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Nursing
Umea University
Umea
Se 90187
Sweden
+46 (0) 90 7869262
viveca.lindh@nurs.umu.se

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

1

Study information

Scientific title

Parents' perceptions of nursing care during back transport of the newborn infant from University Hospital Intensive Care to Community Hospital Care: a randomised controlled trial

Acronym

Study hypothesis

It is hypothesised that if parents are offered web-based video communication with the community hospital staff as preparation before neonatal back transport from intensive care to community hospital care, parentsÂ’ satisfaction with information and nursing care will increase.

Ethics approval

Regional Ethics Board at Umea University, February 2008, ref: Dnr 08-017

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Other

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet (in Swedish only)

Condition

Nurse-parent communication in connection with neonatal back transport

Intervention

The intervention will consist of video-talks where the parents and the primary nurse at the community hospital will take part, before back transport from neonatal intensive care. The content of the talk will be information on care routines and the setting where the infant and the family will be cared for after the transfer. The parents will have the opportunity to ask anything and have a free conversation with the primary nurse. Each participant will receive at least one video talk with a duration of 15 minutes.

The control group will not receive any video talks.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

A questionnaire will be distributed to the parents at discharge from the community hospital.

Outcomes that will be recorded: (graded on Visual Analogue Scale [VAS]) concerning parents' perception on:
1. Treatment (nursing care at the community hospital)
2. Quality of information
3. Psychological preparation before transport

Secondary outcome measures

The following will be assessed within the survey parents receive at discharge:
1. Consistent infant-feeding routines at the two hospitals
2. Consistent information on the back transport

Overall trial start date

28/02/2009

Overall trial end date

28/02/2011

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Parents to newborn infants, cared for in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Umea University Hospital and who are geographically belonging to a Community Hospital in the county of Norrbotten, Sweden and will be back transferred. Both male and female infants are eligible, and there are no age limits for the parents.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Parents to 26 newborn infants

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not meet inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

28/02/2009

Recruitment end date

28/02/2011

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Sweden

Trial participating centre

Department of Nursing
Umea
Se 90187
Sweden

Sponsor information

Organisation

Umea University (Sweden)

Sponsor details

c/o Dr Viveca Lindh
Department of Nursing
Umea
SE-90187
Sweden
+46 (0) 90 7869262
viveca.lindh@nurs.umu.se

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

http://www.umu.se

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Research Foundation of the County Council of Norrbotten (Sweden)

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