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Adolescent Knowledge of Their Medications

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00717327
First Posted: July 17, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 25, 2009
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Information provided by:
Brooke Army Medical Center
  Purpose
Do adolescents know about their medications?

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

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Medication Reconciliation List and Adolescent Functional Health Literacy

Further study details as provided by Brooke Army Medical Center:

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

Estimated Enrollment: 384
Study Start Date: July 2008
Study Completion Date: May 2009
Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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.
  Eligibility

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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
  Contacts and Locations
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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
  More Information

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 Submitted: July 15, 2008
First Posted: July 17, 2008
Last Update Posted: June 25, 2009
Last Verified: June 2009

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