The Effect of Progressive Relaxation Exercises on Fatigue and Sleep Quality in Individuals With COPD

Author: Yilmaz, C. K. Country/countries: Turkey Number of patients participating in the study: 80 This study was focused on patients living with COPD
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Plus Intervention components: UCP
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Setting of implementation: N/A Professionals delivering the intervention: N/A Targeted self-management behaviours: N/A
Intervention analysed in the study: Emotional-based behavioural techniques Intervention components: E+EB
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Setting of implementation: Home-care Professionals delivering the intervention: Investigator Targeted self-management behaviours: Asking for professional help or emergency care when needed, Condition-specific behaviours, Physical activity /exercise, Self-monitoring

Outcomes measured in the study

Outcome Measure Tool
COPD symptoms (short term) Dyspnea or breathlessness Chronic respiratory disease questionnaire (CRQ) - Dyspnea
Sleep Quality Sleep quality COPD and Asthma Sleep Impact Scale (CASIS)

Patient characteristics

Age: 66.0 years (+/- a standard deviation of 8.1) Gender: N/A Time since diagnosis of COPD: N/A Severity of the disease: N/A Multi-morbidity: N/A
  • Number of co-morbidities: N/A

Level of health literacy: N/A
  • Tool: N/A

Socio-economic characteristics: N/A

Risk of Bias of this study

Outcome Random sequence generation Allocation concealment Blinding performance Blinding detection objective outcomes assessment Attrition incomplete outcome Incorrect statistical methods Recruitment bias Selective outcome reporting
COPD symptoms (short term) - Dyspnea or breathlessness
Sleep Quality - Sleep quality