Reducing Smoke Exposure in Children Facing Surgery
Tab Title Description
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.
- Rochester, Minnesota: 10-004835
Sponsor Protocol Number: 10-004835
About this study
The purpose of this study is to see whether advice by clinicians to cigarette smokers who are parents of children undergoing elective surgery can reduce the exposure of these children to secondhand smoke in the time around surgery.
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.
- Parents and guardians of children < 18 years old who are scheduled for procedures requiring general anesthesia at Mayo Clinic Rochester (surgery or a diagnostic test such as endoscopy or MRI). For each child scheduled for a procedure, one parent or guardian will be eligible.
- Current smoking by parent or guardian defined as > 100 cigarettes lifetime consumption and self-reports of smoking either every day or some days.
- Subject is not available for telephone follow-up
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
Mayo Clinic principal investigator
David Warner, M.D.
Closed for enrollment
Publications are currently not available
Study Results Summary
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Supplemental Study Information
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