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Printed Educational Materials (PEMs) for Physician Behaviour Change

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified July 2005 by Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by:
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: July 2005
History: No changes posted

The purpose of this study is to determine whether printed educational materials can change physician behaviour towards more evidence based decision-making.

Condition Intervention
Education, Medical, Continuing
Physician's Practice Patterns
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Behavioral: Printed Educational Message

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences:


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Family physicians or general practitioners in Ontario with >100 patients over 65 years of age in fee for service practice with >$50,000 billings to Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) in 2003

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Physicians who have elected not to receive "informed". "informed" is a quarterly newsletter on evidence based practice produced by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and is the vehicle for delivery of the printed educational messages.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00210275

Sponsors and Collaborators
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Principal Investigator: Merrick F. Zwarenstein, MB, BCh, MSc Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00210275     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MCT-67916
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: September 13, 2005
Health Authority: Canada: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on March 01, 2015