Summary

Eligibility
for people ages 18-100 (full criteria)
Location
at UC Davis
Dates
study started
estimated completion
Principal Investigator
by Daniel Eisen, MD (ucdavis)
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Daniel Eisen

Description

Summary

To determine if in-office pre-operative consultation has a significant effect on the anxiety level and overall post-operative satisfaction of patients undergoing first time Mohs surgery

Official Title

Effect of Pre-operative Consultation on Patient Anxiety and Satisfaction Following First-time Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Details

This study is designed to determine if having a seperate in-office pre-operative consultation with the dermatologist before having a dermatologic procedure has any effect on patient anxiety levels and satisfaction following the procedure. The goal of the study is to help us understand if pre-operative consultation is beneficial to patients to reduce anxiety and increase satisfaction following the procedure.

Keywords

Anxiety Surgery Anxiety Disorders Pre-operative Consultation

Eligibility

You can join if…

Open to people ages 18-100

  • Adults 18 years old or older
  • Able to provide consent for participation
  • Fluency in English
  • Presenting for first-time Mohs surgery for treatment of a cutaneous malignancy

You CAN'T join if...

  • • Patients under 18 years old
  • Prisoners
  • Patients unable to provide consent
  • History of prior Mohs surgery
  • Patients requiring multi-disciplinary care (i.e. Involvement of other surgical specialties such as Plastic Surgery or Ophthalmology for reconstruction)

Location

  • UC Davis Dermatology accepting new patients
    Sacramento California 95816 United States

Lead Scientist at University of California Health

  • Daniel Eisen, MD (ucdavis)
    Professor, Dermatology. Authored (or co-authored) 114 research publications.

Details

Status
accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
University of California, Davis
ID
NCT04612491
Study Type
Observational
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