Evaluation of an Individualised Written Education Package for Stroke Patients

Completed

Phase 2 Results N/A

Trial Description

The primary aim of the randomised controlled trial was to evaluate the effectiveness of a tailored written education package (“What you need to know about stroke") on the outcomes of:
- Knowledge about stroke, self-efficacy, anxiety, depression, perceived health status, satisfaction with the content and presentation of the information received, and desire for additional information for patients following stroke and
- Knowledge about stroke, self-efficacy, anxiety, depression, satisfaction with the content and presentation of the information received, and desire for additional information for their carers.
A secondary aim was to evaluate the effect of written information on the outcomes of knowledge about stroke, self-efficacy, anxiety, depression, and perceived health status of patients following stroke and on knowledge about stroke, self-efficacy, anxiety, and depression of their carers.

Conditions

Interventions

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double-Blind
  • Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Single Group Assignment

Outcomes

Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary knowledge about stroke
Primary self-efficacy
Primary anxiety
Primary depression
Primary perceived health status (patients only)
Primary satisfaction with the content and presentation of the information received
Primary desire for additional information

Sponsors