Clinical Trials Logo

Clinical Trial Summary

Colorectal cancer has been one of the most common cancers in Taiwan. Using m-Health Apps to improve accessibility of personal health management has received greater attention and recognition. The purpose of this study is to develop a mobile App and understand its effects on improving colorectal cancer participants and their family caregivers' knowledge of colostomy care, anxiety, and quality of life as well as their satisfaction of the App. The study will use mixed methods as the study design in which content analysis will be used to identify the content suited for the App based on interviews with participants. A systematic research and development process will be utilized to design the text, videos, and images in the App's simulations to provide accurate, consistent, and complete knowledge of the skills needed for colostomy self-care and contending with any potential emergency. The results of this study not only will help colorectal participants and their family caregivers increase their knowledge of self-care for their colostomy, reduce anxiety, and improve quality of life, but it will also help the hospital to provide a high-quality and innovative technology for colorectal cancer participant and their family caregivers. Through this App, the quality of interaction and the rapport developed between healthcare professionals and participants will be enhanced, facilitating participant and family caregivers' responses to emergent situations and their endorsements toward the hospital. Ultimately, participants and their families will increase their satisfaction with the care.

Clinical Trial Description

In the first stage, a total of 10 pairs of colorectal cancer participants and their main caregivers will be recruited in the hospital to conduct individual interviews to understand the care and learning needs of colorectal cancer participants and their main caregivers, and then use content analysis to analyze the interviews. The result is used as the connotation of a smartphone application to help participants with colorectal cancer stoma and their main caregivers prepare the knowledge and skills needed during care and respond to emergencies that may occur. In the second stage, patients with colorectal cancer stoma and their main caregivers who have received individual interviews will be invited to trial and provide qualitative feedback after use to facilitate modification and completion of the surface validity test. In the third stage, 30 pairs of colorectal cancer stoma participants and main caregivers will be recruited in the experimental group and the control group in a randomized controlled design, and the effectiveness of this mobile application will be evaluated by a questionnaire survey before and after the test. ;

Study Design

Related Conditions & MeSH terms

NCT number NCT05072379
Study type Interventional
Source Cheng-Hsin General Hospital
Contact Ya-Ling Hung, BS
Phone +886920250932
Email [email protected]
Status Not yet recruiting
Phase N/A
Start date October 15, 2021
Completion date February 28, 2022

See also
  Status Clinical Trial Phase
Completed NCT02517541 - A Clinical Investigation Evaluating and Understanding Parameters Affecting the Performance of Ostomy Products N/A
Completed NCT01207479 - A Multi-Center Feasibility Study to Assess the Safety and Performance of The VitalaTM Continence Control Device With Natura Moldable Skin Barriers N/A
Recruiting NCT02530346 - Is Colostomy Closure Without Mechanical Bowel Preparation Safe in Pediatric Patients? Randomized Clinical Trial. N/A
Completed NCT02223104 - Randomized Controlled Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Performance of Flexima® Active vs. Sensura® in Patients With Colostomy Phase 4
Recruiting NCT01880918 - A RETROspective Data Collection of comPRESSion Anastomosis Using the ColonRing N/A
Completed NCT02053948 - Pursestring Wound Closure vs "Gunsight" Skin Incision and Closure Technique to Reverse Stoma N/A
Terminated NCT02602236 - Multicenter Pilot Study to Describe the Performance of a New Device in Patients With Colostomy N/A
Recruiting NCT02499588 - User Evaluation of the Peristomal Skin Condition in Ostomates Using ConvaTec Moldable Technology™ N/A
Completed NCT01694238 - A Randomized Trial on the Technical Aspects of Stoma Construction. N/A
Completed NCT01935999 - One Piece Closed Pouch in Subjects With a Colostomy Phase 2
Completed NCT02811926 - Incidence and Risk Factors of Parastomal Bulging in Patients With Ileostomy or Colostomy N/A
Completed NCT02675634 - Investigation of Two New 1-piece Ostomy Products in People With an Ileostomy or Colostomy N/A
Completed NCT01273038 - Clinical Investigation for New Filter to Ostomy Bags N/A
Completed NCT00964379 - Intraperitoneal Versus Extraperitoneal Colostomy Phase 3
Completed NCT02362360 - Investigation of a New 2-piece Ostomy Product in People With an Ileostomy or Colostomy N/A
Completed NCT01301417 - Data Collection of Patients Treated With the ColonRing™ for the Creation of Circular Compression Anastomosis N/A
Completed NCT02861443 - Irrigation of the Large Intestine in the Patients With Colostomy : Epidemiology and Quality of Life N/A
Completed NCT01243294 - Study Evaluating a New Ostomy Appliance With Regard to Leakage, Handling and Comfort Phase 2/Phase 3
Completed NCT01154725 - The Effect of Patient Education and Rehabilitation on Quality of Life in Patients With Permanent Stomas N/A
Completed NCT00902252 - Multi-National Phase III Vitala™ 12-Hour Wear Test Phase 3