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Retrospective Evaluation of Patient Failure to Follow-up at a Community Based Headache Clinic

This study has been completed.
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gary R. Kilgo, M. D., Kilgo Headache Clinic Identifier:
First received: June 3, 2008
Last updated: March 31, 2015
Last verified: March 2015
This is a retrospective review of the records of patients seen at the Kilgo Headache Clinic in Alabama between 7/1/05 and 6/30/07. The goal of the study is to identify factors at the time of the initial office visit that can be used to predict failure to follow-up.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: If You Build it, They Will Come; But Will They Return for Follow-up? A Retrospective Assessment of Potential Risk Factors for Patient Failure to Follow-up at a Community Based Headache Clinic

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Further study details as provided by Kilgo Headache Clinic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Adherence to followup recommendations [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: July 2005
Study Completion Date: June 2009
Primary Completion Date: June 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Community based headache clinic population

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Headache
  • Initial office visit between 7/1/05 and 6/30/07

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00690989

Sponsors and Collaborators
Kilgo Headache Clinic
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Principal Investigator: Gary R. Kilgo, M.D. Kilgo Headache Clinic
  More Information

Responsible Party: Gary R. Kilgo, M. D., Medical director, Kilgo Headache Clinic Identifier: NCT00690989     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MK-0974 IISP #35151
Study First Received: June 3, 2008
Last Updated: March 31, 2015

Keywords provided by Kilgo Headache Clinic:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on April 26, 2017