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NCT05168241 | COMPLETED | Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

The Effect of Singing or Playing Melodica in COPD Patients

Karadeniz Technical University

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Brief Summary:

This study was conducted as a randomized controlled experimental study to determine the effect of singing or playing melodica activity applied to chronic obstructive pulmonary patients on symptoms, self-efficacy level, and exercise capacity of patients.

Condition or disease

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


song/melodica group

control group



Detailed Description:

The research was carried out in the chest diseases polyclinics of a hospital in Trabzon city center between September 2020 and August 2021 with 30 patients: 15 in the control group and 15 in the song/melodica group. Based on Pender's health promotion model, the control group received training and counseling for ten weeks, including face-toface training and telephone follow-up. According to Pender's health promotion model, patients in the song/melodica group were given face-to-face training once, singing/playing the melodica training twice, and counseling and follow-up over the phone twice, with 15- day intervals. The data were collected with a patient information form and scales examining disease symptoms, self-efficacy, and exercise capacity. To evaluate the data, ttest, Mann-Whitney U, ANOVA, Kruskal Wallis test were used for independent groups to evaluate changes over time, and paired two-sample t-test, Wilcoxon test, and ANOVA test were used in repetitive measurements for dependent groups. .

Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
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Masking Description : While taking informed consent, the purpose and content of the study were explained to the participants.
Primary Purpose : SUPPORTIVE_CARE
Official Title : The Effect of Singing or Playing Melodica on Disease Symptoms, Self-Efficacy Level and Exercise Capacity in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Patients
Actual Study Start Date : 2020-09-01
Estimated Primary Completion Date : 2021-08-31
Estimated Study Completion Date : 2021-08-31

Information not available for Arms and Intervention/treatment

Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: ALL
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Inclusion Criteria
  • * 18 years and older,
  • * Having been diagnosed with COPD by the physician based on the results of the pulmonary function test taken with spirometry according to the GOLD criteria, who are in the stable period of COPD,
  • * Applying to thoracic polyclinics,
  • * not bedridden,
  • * Does not have vision and hearing problems that do not interfere with communication,
  • * Patients who can complete the six-minute walk test,
  • * Willing to sing and/or play melodica
  • * Patients who agreed to participate in the study and who read and signed the informed consent form were included in the sample.
Exclusion Criteria:-
  • * Those who do not agree to participate in the research,
  • * with asthma,
  • * with a diagnosis of cancer,
  • * with a diagnosis of Covid-19,
  • * Having unstable angina or myocardial infarction in the last 1 month,
  • * Having a resting heart rate \>120/min,
  • * Patients with a resting systolic blood pressure of \>180 mmHg and a diastolic blood pressure of \>100 mmHg (183) were excluded from the study.

  • The Effect of Singing or Playing Melodica in COPD Patients

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    Karadeniz Technical University

    Trabzon, Turkey, 61080