The Effect of Olfactory Mental Imagery and Cardiovascular Surgery

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Istanbul Saglik Bilimleri University

Status

Enrolling

Conditions

Vital Signs
Symptoms and Signs
Anxiety State

Treatments

Behavioral: Mental Imagery

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT06221436
SBUISTANBUL

Details and patient eligibility

About

This study aims to examine the effect of olfactory mental imagery on physiological parameters, anxiety and symptoms after cardiovascular surgery. This study was planned to be conducted as a prospective randomized controlled study in the Cardiovascular Surgery service of Istanbul Mehmet Akif Ersoy Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital. The universe of the research; It will consist of patients who are hospitalized in the cardiovascular surgery service and who have undergone cardiovascular surgery. The sample will consist of a total of 90 patients hospitalized in the Cardiovascular Surgery service of the same hospital and meeting the inclusion criteria for the study. Patient Diagnosis Form, Physiological Parameters Monitoring Form, State Anxiety Inventory and Cardiac Surgery Symptom Inventory will be used to collect data. Data will be collected on days 1, 2, 3 and 4 after surgery. In the study, patients will be divided into two groups: intervention (n = 45) and control (n = 45). The intervention group will perform breathing exercises with the olfactory mental imagery technique.

Enrollment

90 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 80 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Elective surgery is planned,
  • There is no smell problem,
  • No loss of visual and auditory functions,
  • No previous hospital history,
  • No serious head trauma or nasal injury,
  • No known psychiatric disease or history of anxiolytic drug use,
  • Olfactory, capable of mental imagery

Exclusion criteria

  • Presence of decreased level of consciousness,
  • Having drainage over 200 ml per hour,
  • Ejection fraction less than 30 percent,
  • People with lung disease such as atelectasis and pneumonia,
  • Systolic blood pressure is below 90 mmHg,
  • Patients whose pain control cannot be achieved

Trial design

Primary purpose

Supportive Care

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Single Blind

90 participants in 2 patient groups

Mental Imagery
Experimental group
Description:
The Mental Imaging group will receive olfactory mental imagery technique and vagus breathing therapy for 1 hour in the morning and evening on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th days after surgery. In addition, the standard care (breathing exercises with Triflo, early walking, frequent position changes in bed) and treatment plan, which are the standard protocol of the Cardiovascular Surgery Service, will be continued by the clinic nurse and physician.
Treatment:
Behavioral: Mental Imagery
Control
No Intervention group
Description:
The control group was given no intervention other than standard care (breathing exercise with Triflo, early ambulation, frequent position changes in bed) and treatment, which is the standard protocol of the Cardiovascular Surgery Service, by the clinic nurse and physician on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th days after surgery. Will not be implemented.

Trial contacts and locations

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Central trial contact

Hilal Kartal

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