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Caregivers clinical trials at UCSF

5 in progress, 2 open to eligible people

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  • Collaborative Approach to Examining Adversity and Building Resilience Study

    open to eligible people ages 2 years and up

    To examine the behavioral, psychosocial, and biologic impact of resilience-promoting interventions associated with primary care.

    Oakland, California and other locations

  • Resilience Clinic Evaluation

    open to eligible people ages 2-5

    Early life adversity can affect children's physical and mental health. The Resilience Clinic is a support program for young children and their caregivers who have been exposed to significant adversity, aiming to prevent the harmful effects of stress and improve child health, behavior, and development while also reducing caregiver stress. This study seeks to evaluate the Resilience Clinic, assessing the intervention's impact on child health, behavior, and development and caregiver stress and mental health.

    Oakland, California and other locations

  • Unmet Social Needs Among Hospitalized Children

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The purpose of this pilot study is to determine the feasibility and acceptability of implementing a social needs screening and intervention protocol in the pediatric inpatient setting by conducting a pilot trial on a pediatric ward. The investigators' hypothesis is that it will be feasible and acceptable to implement a social needs screening and intervention protocol. The investigators will work with pediatric word healthcare team members to develop a social needs screening and intervention protocol. They will then compare preliminary health and social outcome measures between children hospitalized during the pre-intervention period (control group) vs. the post-intervention period (intervention group).

    San Francisco, California

  • Screening for Acute Malnutrition

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This project includes a pilot cluster-randomized trial of the efficacy of training caregivers to screen for acute malnutrition (AM) in children aged 6-59 months using mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) in Burkina Faso. The pilot will be conducted to establish the feasibility of procedures and preliminary outcome data to inform the sample size calculations and design of a future longer-term, fully powered cluster-randomized trial. Forty communities enrolled in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-funded Child Health with Azithromycin Treatment (CHAT) trial will be randomly selected for this pilot and randomized to receive the caregiver training intervention or no additional intervention. All communities will continue to receive standard of care screening for AM according to national guidelines, which includes community-based screening for AM by community health workers using MUAC every 6 months. A baseline census will be conducted before randomization to enumerate the eligible population of caregivers and children 6-59 months old and measure MUAC. A final census with MUAC measurement will be conducted 6 months later (primary outcome). Data will be collected on all children presenting to the Centre de Santé et Promotion Sociale (CSPS) for malnutrition to track secondary outcomes. During intervention training, we will also conduct a diagnostic accuracy study to evaluate the validity of caregiver screening by comparing the MUAC measurements of caregivers against the gold standard measurement of the experienced health personnel conducting the training. Also during training, intervention communities will be randomized to one of two training approaches: training by caregivers or training by health agents and adherence to the protocol during follow-up monitoring visits will be compared to determine effectiveness of training.

  • UC Health Care Planning Study

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Using a cluster randomized design at the clinic level, this project will implement and test three real-world, scalable advance care planning interventions among primary care clinics across three University of California health systems. Seriously ill patients identified using data from the electronic health record will receive (1) an advance directive with targeted messaging, (2) intervention 1 plus prompting to engage with the Prepare For Your Care website, or (3) intervention 2 plus engagement from a clinic-based facilitator. A Research cohort of patients will provide complete surveys at baseline, 12 and 24 months. The main outcomes are advance directive completion among the population cohort and goal concordant care among the Research cohort at 12 months.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

Our lead scientists for Caregivers research studies include .