Checking Smoking Status as a Routine Vital Sign: A Cluster-Randomized Trial of Its Effect on Cessation Counseling
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00245323|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 27, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 27, 2005
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Smoking||Behavioral: Smoking status as a routine vital sign||Not Applicable|
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|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||2000 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Does Checking Smoking Status as a Vital Sign Increase Physician Counseling? A Practice-Level Randomized Controlled Trial|
|Study Start Date :||November 2003|
|Study Completion Date :||August 2004|
- Checking smoking status as a vital sign increases the practice-level rate of cessation counseling (any counseling beyond simply inquiring about smoking status) at visits by current adult smokers.
- Checking smoking status as a vital sign increases the practice-level rate of addressing two counseling subcomponents: simple quit advice and more intensive discussion.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00245323
|United States, Virginia|
|Virginia Ambulatory Care Outcomes Network (ACORN)|
|Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298-0251|
|Principal Investigator:||Stephen F. Rothemich, MD, MS||Virginia Commonwealth University|