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Complementary and Alternative Medical Trends: A Patient Survey in a University Based Clinic

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 October 2010 by University of California, Irvine.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00894491
First Posted: May 7, 2009
Last Update Posted: October 15, 2010
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Information provided by:
University of California, Irvine
  Purpose
Patient survey identifying key elements of patient experience and decision-making processes regarding attendance University of California, Irvine (UCI)'s Integrative Medicine Clinic.

Condition
Complementary and Alternative Therapies

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapy Trends: A Patient Survey in a University Based Clinic

Further study details as provided by University of California, Irvine:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Why People Chose Complementary and Alternative Therapies [ Time Frame: Post-care ]

Estimated Enrollment: 33
Study Start Date: January 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
Patient survey to determine why patients come to UCI's integrative medicine clinic, whether they would prefer we accept insurance coverage, and what therapies they are using.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   41 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
14 male, 19 female white non-Hispanic, college educated over the age of 41
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients 41 years of age or older
  • English speaking
  • Ability to provide informed consent
  • Patient at Gottschalk Medical Plaza Integrative Medical Clinic
  • Ability to complete survey

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient less than 41 years of age
  • Inability to speak English
  • Patient unable to provide informed consent
  • Patient not being seen at Gottschalk medical Plaza Integrative Medical Clinic
  • Incomplete survey
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00894491


Locations
United States, California
UCI Samueli Center Clinic Recruiting
Newport Beach, California, United States, 926660
Contact: Wadie Najm, MD    949-757-0443      
Contact: Christine Nygencuu    949-757-0443      
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, Irvine
Investigators
Principal Investigator: John Longhurst, M.D., Ph.D. UC Irvine School of Medicine
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: John Longhurst, MD, PhD, Dept of Medicine, University of California Irvine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00894491     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-4872
First Submitted: May 5, 2009
First Posted: May 7, 2009
Last Update Posted: October 15, 2010
Last Verified: October 2010

Keywords provided by University of California, Irvine:
alternative medicine
complementary medicine
acupuncture
Chinese herbals