Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
13/04/2010
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 Richard Kavanagh

ORCID ID

Contact details

Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (RA)
Royal Alexandra Childrens Hospital
Dyke Road
Brighton
BN1 3JN
United Kingdom
richard.kavanagh@bsuh.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0051154080

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does videotape information about anaesthesia provided postoperatively reduce parental anxiety during anaesthetic induction in paediatric surgery?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Anxiety disorders

Intervention

Parents of children undergoing surgery will be randomised. One group will watch videotaped information, others will receive standardised information. Parental anxiety is assessed before and after witnessing their child's anaesthetic induction by completing a validated questionnaire.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Anxiety before anaesthetic induction as measured by the state/trait anxiety inventory and the Amsterdam Preoperative anxiety and information score
2. Anxiety after anaesthetic induction as measured by the state/trait anxiety inventory

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/12/2004

Overall trial end date

01/12/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Parents of children having uneventful day case surgery under general anaesthetic.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

111

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/12/2004

Recruitment end date

01/12/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (RA)
Brighton
BN1 3JN
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

NHS R&D Support Funding (UK)

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

2007 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17498014

Publication citations

  1. Results

    McEwen A, Moorthy C, Quantock C, Rose H, Kavanagh R, The effect of videotaped preoperative information on parental anxiety during anesthesia induction for elective pediatric procedures., Paediatr Anaesth, 2007, 17, 6, 534-539, doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2006.02173.x.

Additional files

Editorial Notes