ICIBS Trial - Improving Patient Information About Bowel Cancer Screening - a Decision Aid Trial
This project has been completed and consisted of a randomised trial of six tailored decision aids giving patients evidence-based information about faecal occult blood test screening for bowel cancer. 314 Australians aged between 50-74 years were recruited from five general practices and randomised to received either the tailored decision aid with age-gender and family history specific information and values clarification exercise or a standard government information sheet.
The decision aid significantly increased the proportion of people who were informed participants in the screening program.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
|Official Title:||Randomized Controlled Trial of Patient Decision Aids for Faecal Occult Blood Test Screening|
|Australia, New South Wales|
|University of Sydney|
|Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2006|
|Principal Investigator:||Lyndal J Trevena, MBBS||University of Sydney|
|Study Director:||Les Irwig, PhD||University of Sydney|