Impact of Massage Therapy and Music Therapy on the Quality of Life of Hospice Patients

Overview

  • Study type

    Interventional
  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 17-002950
    NCT ID: NCT03217682
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 17-002950

About this study

This is a cohort study where subjects will receive either massage therapy or music therapy interventions to evaluate their impact on hospice patients.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is currently enrolled in Mayo Clinic Hospice
  • Age 18 years or older
  • ESAS-r scores of 5 or greater on pain, depression, anxiety, or best well-being (clinical assessment by hospice nursing staff)
  • Patient or caregiver must be able to participate in brief interviews and complete questionnaires (verbally or physically)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients that would not be able to get a massage due to complexity of medical care including complex wound and multiple drains

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Maria Lapid, M.D.

Contact us for the latest status

Contact information:

Michelle McKenna

(507)255-0001

McKenna.Michelle@mayo.edu

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CLS-20323062

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