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Consultation in the Emergency Department (5 Cs)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01316172
First Posted: March 16, 2011
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2011
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Information provided by:
University of Illinois at Chicago
  Purpose
This study intends to evaluate consultation in the Emergency Department. The purpose is to demonstrate that standardizing communication in the Emergency Department may lead to improved consultation.

Condition Intervention
Communication Behavioral: 5 Cs

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Study Demonstrating a Novel, Effective Model of Communication Among Physicians: The 5 Cs of Consultation

Further study details as provided by University of Illinois at Chicago:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Consultation effectiveness as measured by global rating scale and checklist
    Two measures (global rating scale and checklist assessments) will be used to measure effectiveness of the intervention. The checklist will be based off of the educational intervention, the 5 Cs, and the global rating scale will be based on expert assessment.


Enrollment: 43
Study Start Date: May 2010
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 5 Cs
Educational intervention
Behavioral: 5 Cs
education on consultation
No Intervention: Control Behavioral: 5 Cs
education on consultation

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Emergency medicine residents (PGY1-5)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Did not want to partake in the study
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01316172


Locations
United States, Illinois
University of Illinois-Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Illinois at Chicago
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Chad S. Kessler, MD, University of Illinois-Chicago
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01316172     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Consult 1
First Submitted: March 15, 2011
First Posted: March 16, 2011
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2011
Last Verified: March 2011

Keywords provided by University of Illinois at Chicago:
consultation