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The Effect of Education on Patient Compliance

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2006 by Michael Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Baylor College of Medicine
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Michael Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2006
History: No changes posted
With patient education, the compliance with glaucoma medications will increase.

Condition Intervention Phase
Glaucoma Behavioral: American Academy of Ophthalmology Glaucoma Educational Tape Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: The Effect of Patient Education on Glaucoma Medication Compliance

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Further study details as provided by Michael Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Intraocular pressure

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Score on glaucoma educational test

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: March 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2006
Detailed Description:
We divided glaucoma patients into two groups; one watched a video the others did not. We checked their intraocular pressures before and after the intervention to see if there was a difference

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Glaucoma patients coming in for routine examination

Exclusion Criteria:

  • If glaucoma was unstable and treatment regimen required a change
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00376974

United States, Texas
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Michael Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Principal Investigator: Silvia Orengo-Nania, m.d. Baylor College of Medicine
  More Information Identifier: NCT00376974     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-1
Study First Received: September 13, 2006
Last Updated: September 13, 2006

Keywords provided by Michael Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center:
intraocular pressure

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases processed this record on August 16, 2017