Multiple Chronic Diseases: the RITH Trial
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Condition||multiple chronic diseases|
|Sponsor||Universidad de Almeria|
|Start date||January 2013|
|End date||September 2015|
|Trial size||300 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02715245, CEIC-AL 39/2012|
In this research, investigators pretent to evaluate the effectiveness of clinical, functional, psychological and social impact of an intervention model based on shared care between the Mobile Rehabilitation and Physical therapy team (MRPTT) and nurse case managers of Primary Care in a sample of patients with multiple chronic diseases (comorbidities) and their caregivers. A non-randomised controlled trial.
|Endpoint classification||efficacy study|
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
|Masking||double blind (subject, investigator)|
|Primary purpose||health services research|
Activities of daily living (ADLs)
time frame: The Barthel Index is assessing a change between initial assessment, at 2, 6 and 12 months
Risk of falls
time frame: Changes between initial assessment, at 2, 6 and 12 months
Male or female participants of any age.
- Patients with multiple chronic diseases that are referred to the nurse case managers and home rehabilitation.
- Detected in Hospital or Primary Care.
- To provide informed consent to participate in research.
- clinical situation of agony;
- No acceptance of treatment by the patient or family
- Refuse to participate in the study
- Lack of cooperation of the patient or caregiver.
|Official title||A Home-based Rehabilitation Program in Multiple Chronic Diseases: the RITH Trial|
|Description||The Experimental group consisted of patients with multiple chronic diseases referred to services in the province of Almería that comply the inclusion criteria and their caregivers. Outcome measures: sex, age, location, primary caregiver, disabling process, number and type of categories including by multiple pathologies, personal history, assessment (physical and functional), Barthel Index, Lawton and Brody index, risk of falls, Scale Pfeiffer, social support, caregiver burden, hospital readmissions and length, technical aids. Quality of Life (SF-12) and degree of user satisfaction. Regarding the intervention: date of application, date of assessment, objectives, treatment / intervention techniques, number of sessions, staff time spent. Control Group: Patients with multiple diseases and their caregivers, belonging to health centers or areas where there is no figure nurse case manager or MRPTT. Registration information will consist of the same assessments, questionnaires and scales that are comparable to the experimental and control groups for analysis.|
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