Delta Primary Care Provider (PCP) Survey on Asthma Management

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00955656
First received: August 6, 2009
Last updated: January 18, 2012
Last verified: January 2012
  Purpose

The proposed study will utilize a survey format to examine the attitudes, perceptions, and practices of primary care providers in the Delta region of Arkansas.


Condition
Asthma

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Delta Primary Care Provider (PCP) Survey on Asthma Management

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Further study details as provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The proposed study will utilize a survey format to examine the attitudes, perceptions, and practices of primary care providers in the Delta region of Arkansas. [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 6
Study Start Date: July 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
primary care providers
Primary care providers who receive the survey will be the primary care provider identified by study participants enrolled in our ongoing study entitled, "Asthma in the Delta Region of Arkansas: Characterization of Disease and Impact of Environmental Factors" (ARIA#53054)

Detailed Description:

Study Design. Primary care providers will be sent a providers packet to include a cover letter explaining the survey and its purpose as well as a 2-part questionnaire that includes nine selected short patient vignettes and a questionnaire regarding their personal and practice characteristics.

Study Population. Individuals who receive the survey will be the primary care provider identified by study participants enrolled in our ongoing study entitled, "Asthma in the Delta Region of Arkansas: Characterization of Disease and Impact of Environmental Factors" (ARIA#53054). We will send the survey to all identified practitioners in Lee, Phillips, Desha, Chicot, St. Francis, and surrounding counties. Future studies will include primary care providers from other Arkansas Delta counties pending funding.

Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria. We will send the survey to all identified practitioners in Lee, Phillips, Desha, Chicot, St. Francis, and surrounding counties. Future studies will include primary care providers from other Arkansas Delta counties pending funding.

Instruments. Delta Primary Care Provider Survey. The self administered survey examines the attitudes, perceptions and practices of primary care providers. The 2-part questionnaire includes nine selected short patient vignettes and a questionnaire regarding the providers personal and practice characteristics.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Individuals who receive the survey will be the primary care provider identified by study participants enrolled in our ongoing study entitled, "Asthma in the Delta Region of Arkansas: Characterization of Disease and Impact of Environmental Factors" (ARIA#53054).

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • We will send the survey to all identified practitioners in Lee, Phillips, Desha, Chicot, St. Francis, and surrounding counties.
  • Future studies will include primary care providers from other Arkansas Delta counties pending funding.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00955656

Locations
United States, Arkansas
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Tamara T. Perry, M.D. University of Arkansas
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00955656     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 110132
Study First Received: August 6, 2009
Last Updated: January 18, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute:
Characteristics of medical practices
Practitioners providing care to children with asthma
Medically underserved and impoverished Arkansas Delta region
Characteristics of medical practices and practitioners
Disadvantaged populations

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Asthma
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases

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