Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis (AD) Internet Survey

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Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (study was never initiated, No participants enrolled)
First Posted : June 30, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 1, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Wake Forest University Health Sciences ( Wake Forest University )

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether participation in an Internet-based intervention helps improve atopic dermatitis treatment outcomes.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Atopic Dermatitis Behavioral: Weekly Internet survey Drug: Topical Triamcinolone Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Using an Internet Survey to Improve Adherence in Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis
Actual Study Start Date : June 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 27, 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : October 27, 2014

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Weekly Internet survey w medication
Weekly survey via email plus topical triamcinolone
Behavioral: Weekly Internet survey
Parents will complete a weekly online survey about medication use.
Drug: Topical Triamcinolone
Topical triamcinolone to all affected areas once daily
Active Comparator: Topical triamcinolone only
Standard of care
Drug: Topical Triamcinolone
Topical triamcinolone to all affected areas once daily

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Adherence to topical triamcinolone [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Eczema Area Severity Index [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  2. Investigator's Global Assessment [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 8 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any child age 2 to 8 with a diagnosis of atopic dermatitis confirmed by a dermatologist, together with the child's parent/guardian. Written consent must be given by parent/guardian.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Child is less than 2 or greater than 8 years of age.
  • Known allergy or sensitivity to topical triamcinolone in the child.
  • Inability to complete all study-related visits, or inability to complete the Internet survey due to inadequate Internet access.
  • Introduction of any other prescription medication, topical or systemic, for atopic dermatitis while participating in the study. Subjects who are on systemic anti-inflammatory treatments for atopic dermatitis must be on a stable dose for at least 3 months prior to enrollment.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01385527

Sponsors and Collaborators
Wake Forest University
Principal Investigator: Steven R Feldman, MD, PhD Wake Forest University Health Sciences

Responsible Party: Wake Forest University Identifier: NCT01385527     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 00016545
First Posted: June 30, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 1, 2017
Last Verified: October 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dermatitis, Atopic
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Genetic
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Skin Diseases, Eczematous
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Triamcinolone hexacetonide
Triamcinolone Acetonide
Triamcinolone diacetate
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action