Mindful Breathing Awareness Through Pursed-Lip Breathing Training

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: 17-004445
    NCT ID: NCT03198780
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 17-004445

About this study

To establish the feasibility of a tool that monitors and motivates people with COPD to complete training in mindful pursed-lip breathing to enhance pulmonary rehabilitation at home.

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:

  • Patients must be ≥40 years old
  • have a diagnosis of GOLD stage II, III, or IV COPD documented by pulmonary function testing
  • have clinically significant breathlessness (breathless when walking on the level or walking a mild hill)
  • be a current or previous smoker with at least 10 pack-years of cigarette smoking
  • be hospitalized for an exacerbation of COPD.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a high likelihood of being lost to follow-up or contact (patients with active chemical dependency), are planning to move out of the state, are not living in the healthcare area.
  • Patients with an inability to provide good data or follow commands (patients who are disoriented, have a severe neurologic or psychiatric condition).

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Roberto Benzo, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Johanna Hoult M.A., CCRP

(507)538-6643

Hoult.Johanna@mayo.edu

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Study Results Summary

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Supplemental Study Information

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CLS-20345133

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