Massage Technique for Pain, Anxiety and Delirium in SAH Patients


About this study

This research study seeks to explore the effects of massage techniques on pain and anxiety relief among patients with subarachnoid hemorrhages in the ICU setting in comparison to subarachnoid hemorrhagic patients using standard medical therapy.

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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Upper extremity deep vein thrombus
  • Active alcohol or drug withdrawal

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Sara Hocker, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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