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A Comparison of Strategies for Injection Teaching: Verbal and Written Instruction Versus Verbal and Written Plus Simulation in Patients With Breast Cancer and Their Caregivers


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19 Years
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Open (Enrolling)
Both
Breast Cancer

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Trial Information

A Comparison of Strategies for Injection Teaching: Verbal and Written Instruction Versus Verbal and Written Plus Simulation in Patients With Breast Cancer and Their Caregivers


Inclusion Criteria:



- English speaking

- Over 18 years of age

- No history of performing injections

- Patient must be receiving pegfilgrastim during adjuvant or neoadjuvant chemotherapy

- Patient will have the pegfilgrastim administered at home either by self administering
or by a caregiver.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patient or caregiver desire to inject (with saline) during or immediately following
the injection teaching

- Prior self-injection or injection administration experience of any type

- Patients with history of anaphylaxis or other severe reactions to latex

- Patients that required pegfilgrastim injection be administered in clinic

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

compare verbal and written teaching for injection teaching

Outcome Description:

with verbal and written teaching + simulation using an injection model, in terms of: Patient/caregiver satisfaction Patient/caregiver self-confidence Nurse satisfaction

Outcome Time Frame:

1 year

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Erica Fischer-Cartlidge, RN, MSN

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

13-057

NCT ID:

NCT01829984

Start Date:

April 2013

Completion Date:

April 2014

Related Keywords:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Injection Teaching
  • 13-057
  • Breast Neoplasms

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Location

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021