Randomized Clinical Trials

Creator:   Nursing Research
Updated:   3/5/2015
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Articles about nursing randomized clinical trials

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A Telephone-Only Motivational Intervention to Increase Physical Activity in Rural Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Bennett, Jill A.; Young, Heather M.; Nail, Lillian M.; More

Nursing Research. 57(1):24-32, January-February 2008.

A telephone-only motivational interviewing (MI) intervention to increase daily physical activity of rural adults was evaluated.

A Randomized Clinical Trial of an HIV-Risk-Reduction Intervention Among Low-Income Latina Women

Peragallo, Nilda; DeForge, Bruce; O'Campo, Patricia; More

Nursing Research. 54(2):108-118, March-April 2005.

A randomized culturally tailored intervention to prevent high-HIV-risk sexual behaviors for Latina women residing in urban areas is evaluated.

Motivational Interviewing to Increase Physical Activity in Long-Term Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Bennett, Jill A.; Lyons, Karen S.; Winters-Stone, Kerri; More

Nursing Research. 56(1):18-27, January-February 2007.

The effect of a motivational interviewing (MI) intervention on increasing physical activity (Community Healthy Activities Model Program for Seniors questionnaire) and improving aerobic fitness (6-minute walk), health (Medical Outcomes Study Short-Form 36), and fatigue (Schwartz Cancer Fatigue Scale) in cancer survivor were evaluated.

An Intervention to Increase Safety Behaviors of Abused Women: Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial

McFarlane, Judith; Malecha, Ann; Gist, Julia; More

Nursing Research. 51(6):347-354, November-December 2002.

An intervention administered to abused women in order to increase safety-seeking behaviors was tested.

Breast Cancer: Education, Counseling, and Adjustment Among Patients and Partners: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Budin, Wendy C.; Hoskins, Carol Noll; Haber, Judith; More

Nursing Research. 57(3):199-213, May-June 2008.

A randomized controlled clinical trial of phase-specific evidence-based psychoeducation and TC interventions was conducted to enhance emotional, physical, and social adjustments in patients with breast cancer and their partners

Motivational Interviewing as a Smoking Cessation Intervention for Patients With Cancer: Randomized Controlled Trial

Wakefield, Melanie; Olver, Ian; Whitford, Hayley; More

Nursing Research. 53(6):396-405, November-December 2004.

A randomized controlled trial was used to study 137 patients with mixed cancer sites, including 74 intervention patients and 63 control patients. The motivational interviewing intervention was delivered over a 3-month period.

A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Smoking Cessation Intervention for Pregnant Adolescents

Albrecht, Susan A.; Caruthers, Donna; Patrick, Thelma; More

Nursing Research. 55(6):402-410, November-December 2006.

In this randomized controlled intervention study, a 3-group (TFS, TFS-B, and UC) by 3-occasion (baseline, 8 weeks postrandomization, and 1-year following study entry) design was used. The study included 142 pregnant adolescents who were aged 14 to 19 years. Both self-reported smoking status collected on the Smoking History Questionnaire and saliva cotinine levels were used to identify smoking behaviors.

Hispanic Chronic Disease Self-Management: A Randomized Community-Based Outcome Trial

Lorig, Kate R.; Ritter, Philip L.; González, Virginia M.

Nursing Research. 52(6):361-369, November-December 2003.

The health and utilization outcomes of a 6-week community-based program for Spanish speakers with heart disease, lung disease, or type 2 diabetes are evaluated.

Secondary Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence: A Randomized Controlled Trial

McFarlane, Judith M.; Groff, Janet Y.; O'Brien, Jennifer A.; More

Nursing Research. 55(1):52-61, January-February 2006.

A randomized, two-arm, clinical trial was completed in urban public primary care clinics with 360 abused women who assessed positive for physical or sexual abuse within the preceding 12 months. Two interventions were tested: a wallet-sized referral card and a 20-minute nurse case management protocol.

Skin-to-Skin Contact After Cesarean Delivery: An Experimental Study

Gouchon, Silvia; Gregori, Dario; Picotto, Amabile; More

Nursing Research. 59(2):78-84, March-April 2010.

The aim of this study was to compare mothers' and newborns' temperatures after cesarean delivery when SSC was practiced (naked baby except for a small diaper, covered with a blanket, prone on the mother's chest) with those when routine care was practiced (dressed, in the bassinet or in the mother's bed) in the 2 hours beginning when the mother returned from the operating room.

Repeated Doses of Sucrose in Infants Continue to Reduce Procedural Pain During Prolonged Hospitalizations

Harrison, Denise; Loughnan, Peter; Manias, Elizabeth; More

Nursing Research. 58(6):427-434, November-December 2009.

The aim of this study was to evaluate the analgesic effectiveness of repeated doses of oral sucrose during heel lancing in sick infants over the course of a prolonged hospitalization.

Testing a Nurse-Tailored HIV Medication Adherence Intervention

Holzemer, William L.; Bakken, Suzanne; Portillo, Carmen J.; More

Nursing Research. 55(3):189-197, May-June 2006.

The aims of this study were to determine whether a tailored, nurse-delivered adherence intervention program-Client Adherence Profiling and Intervention Tailoring (CAP-IT)-improved adherence to HIV medications, compared with standard care, and to identify the relationship among adherence measures.

Efficacy of Nurse Case-Managed Intervention for Latent Tuberculosis Among Homeless Subsamples

Nyamathi, Adeline; Nahid, Payam; Berg, Jill; More

Nursing Research. 57(1):33-39, January-February 2008.

The efficacy of a nurse case-managed intervention was evaluated in subsamples of participants with one of the following characteristics: female gender, African American ethnicity, recruited from a homeless shelter, a history of military service, lifetime injection drug use, daily alcohol and drug use, poor physical health, and a history of poor mental health.

Nurse Visitation for Adolescent Mothers: Two-Year Infant Health and Maternal Outcomes

Koniak-Griffin, Deborah; Verzemnieks, Inese L.; Anderson, Nancy L. R.; More

Nursing Research. 52(2):127-136, March-April 2003.

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the 2-year postbirth infant health and maternal outcomes of an early intervention program (EIP) of home visitation by public health nurses (PHNs).

Testing an Alternate Informed Consent Process

Yates, Bernice C.; Dodendorf, Diane; Lane, Judy; More

Nursing Research. 58(2):135-139, March-April 2009.

The objective of this study was to test an alternate informed consent process in cardiac rehabilitation participants that involved the use of a multimedia flip chart to describe a future randomized clinical trial and then asked, hypothetically, if they would participate in the future trial.

Does It Pay to Pay?: A Randomized Trial of Prepaid Financial Incentives and Lottery Incentives in Surveys of Nonphysician Healthcare Professionals

Ulrich, Connie M.; Danis, Marion; Koziol, Deloris; More

Nursing Research. 54(3):178-183, May-June 2005.

Differences in response rates to a mailed self-administered survey of nonphysician clinicians who were randomized to receive a prepaid monetary incentive, a postsurvey prize drawing, or no incentive are investigated in this article.

Effects of Immediate Versus Delayed Pushing During Second-Stage Labor on Fetal Well-Being: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Simpson, Kathleen Rice; James, Dotti C.

Nursing Research. 54(3):149-157, May-June 2005.

The effects on fetal well-being, as measured by fetal oxygen saturation, of two different methods of second-stage labor nursing care for women with epidural anesthesia are evaluated.

Matching Doses of Distraction With Child Risk for Distress During a Medical Procedure: A Randomized Clinical Trial

McCarthy, Ann Marie; Kleiber, Charmaine; Hanrahan, Kirsten; More

Nursing Research. 63(6):397-407, November/December 2014.

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Nurse Care Coordination and Technology Effects on Health Status of Frail Older Adults via Enhanced Self-Management of Medication: Randomized Clinical Trial to Test Efficacy

Marek, Karen Dorman; Stetzer, Frank; Ryan, Polly A.; More

Nursing Research. 62(4):269-278, July/August 2013.

Marek et al.

Parenting Enhancement, Interpersonal Psychotherapy to Reduce Depression in Low-Income Mothers of Infants and Toddlers: A Randomized Trial

Beeber, Linda S.; Schwartz, Todd A.; Holditch-Davis, Diane; More

Nursing Research. 62(2):82-90, March/April 2013.

Beeber et al. -- Parenting enhancement... to reduce depression in low-income mothers...

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