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Adolescent Knowledge of Their Medications

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00717327
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 17, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 25, 2009
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Brooke Army Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Do adolescents know about their medications?

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Subjects' Understanding of Prescribed Medications Other: Counseling for subjects who do not know their medications

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 384 participants
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Medication Reconciliation List and Adolescent Functional Health Literacy
Study Start Date : July 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2009

Intervention Details:
    Other: Counseling for subjects who do not know their medications
    Physician interviewer will provide counseling to subjects who indicate through answers that they do not know their medication names.


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Subjects' ability to identify name and purpose of medication. [ Time Frame: Clinic visit ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 23 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adolescents enrolled in an primary care clinc.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adolescents between the ages of 12 and 23 who are able to answer questions regarding their prescribed medications (no receptive or expressive disability)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Adolescents outside age range of 12 and 23 who have receptive and/or expressive disability

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00717327


Locations
United States, Texas
Brooke Army Medical Center Adolescent Clinic
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78234
Sponsors and Collaborators
Brooke Army Medical Center
Investigators
Study Director: Chistopher C Dillon, MD Brooke Army Medical Center Adolescent Clinic

Responsible Party: Dr. Kasi M. Chu, Brooke Army Medical Center Adolescent Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00717327     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C.2008.155
First Posted: July 17, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 25, 2009
Last Verified: June 2009

Keywords provided by Brooke Army Medical Center:
MRL
Adolescents
Health Literacy