Universal Screening for Tuberculosis and Anemia With the CHICA System

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by:
Indiana University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01322841
First received: March 23, 2011
Last updated: March 24, 2011
Last verified: July 2008
  Purpose

The CHICA system is a clinical decision support system that uses adaptive turnaround documents to provide point-of-care information to clinicians. The investigators will be studying whether it can help in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis and iron deficiency anemia.


Condition Intervention
Tuberculosis
Iron Deficiency Anemia
Other: CHICA diagnosis module
Other: CHICA Placebo

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Universal Screening for Tuberculosis and Anemia With the CHICA System

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Further study details as provided by Indiana University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of patients screened for one of the disorders [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of patients diagnosed with one of the disorders [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 3250
Study Start Date: October 2007
Study Completion Date: September 2010
Primary Completion Date: July 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: CHICA Screening Module
This arm had the CHICA screening module turned on
Other: CHICA diagnosis module
The CHICA module helped to screen and diagnose patients with tuberculosis or iron deficiency anemia
Placebo Comparator: CHICA Screening Control
This arm had CHICA but no additional module
Other: CHICA Placebo
This was CHICA without the screening module

Detailed Description:

The CHICA system is a clinical decision support system that uses adaptive turnaround documents to provide point-of-care information to clinicians. We will be studying whether it can help in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis and iron deficiency anemia.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 11 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Age 3 to 11 years old and seen in a study clinic

Exclusion Criteria:

None

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01322841

Locations
United States, Indiana
Children's Health Services Research
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Indiana University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS, Children's Health Services Research
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01322841     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CHICA_Screening
Study First Received: March 23, 2011
Last Updated: March 24, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Indiana University:
CHICA
clinical decision support

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anemia
Tuberculosis
Deficiency Diseases
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
Hematologic Diseases
Mycobacterium Infections
Actinomycetales Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Malnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Anemia, Hypochromic
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases

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