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Improving Preventive Service Delivery at Adult Complete Health Check-Ups

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00316394
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 20, 2006
Last Update Posted : October 11, 2006
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto

Brief Summary:
To determine the effectiveness of a single checklist reminder form to improve the delivery of preventive health services at adult health check-ups in a family practice setting.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Preventive Health Care Device: Preventive Care Checklist Form

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Improving Preventive Service Delivery at Adult Complete Health Check-Ups: the Preventive Health Evidence-Based Recommendation Form (PERFORM) Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
Study Start Date : November 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2003



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Rates and relative risks (RR) of the performance of 13 preventive health maneuvers at baseline and post-intervention and the percentage of up-to-date preventive health services delivered per patient were compared between the two groups.


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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults older than 21 years of age who had an complete health check-up completed at the clinic during the study period.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Charts were excluded if the patient was younger than 21, an investigator completed the assessment or the encounter was disease/illness specific.

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Locations
Canada, Ontario
St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 1W8
Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Vinita Dubey, MD MPH St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00316394     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 02-178
First Posted: April 20, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 11, 2006
Last Verified: April 2006

Keywords provided by St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto:
Preventive Health Care
Annual Health Check-up
Primary Care
Reminders