Use Feasibility of the iThermonitor in Pediatrics Patients on Myelosuppresive Therapies

Description

This is a pilot study to evaluate the use feasibility of the iThermonitor, a continuous temperature monitoring device, as a clinical support and patient self-management tool in the management of pediatrics patients on myelosuppressive therapies for acute leukemia and other childhood cancers.

Study Start Date

May 2015

Estimated Completion Date

May 2016

Interventions

  • Device: iThermonitor

Specialties

  • Nursing: Hematology/Oncology,Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics: Pediatric Heme/Oncology
  • Family Medicine: Peds Family Medicine
  • Oncology: Leukemia/Lymphoma,Peds Heme/Oncology,Pharmacology/Therapy
  • Physician Assistant: Hematology/Oncology,Pediatrics
  • Practice Management: Technology

MeSH Terms

  • Immunoproliferative Disorders
  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia, Lymphoid
  • Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin

Study ID

Massachusetts General Hospital -- 14-485

Status

Unknown

Trial ID

NCT02410252

Study Type

Interventional

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

25

Sponsor

Massachusetts General Hospital

Inclusion Criteria

  • Dyad consists of a pediatric patient aged 2-17 years undergoing myelosuppressive therapies for acute leukemias and other childhood cancers.
  • Dyad also includes a caregiver, ? 18 years of age that is willing to participate in the study.
  • Ability of caregiver or patient (if old enough) to read and speak English.
  • If applicable, willingness of the patient to shave axillary (armpit) hair.
  • Caregiver (parent or legal guardian) must give informed consent for dyad participation.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Patient has a history of allergy to hydrogel dressing or ongoing skin diseases
  • Patients with ongoing febrile illness or documented infectious disease.

Gender

Both

Ages

2 Years to 17 Years

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

No

Study Locations and Contact Information (1)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, Massachusetts 2.8 miles Suzanne Rossov 617-643-6395 Srossov@PARTNERS.ORG

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