Stories to Educate Patients With Ankle, Foot, and Knee Injuries
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01810523|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (The study was stopped due to methodological issues that require additional consideration prior to resuming the trial.)
First Posted : March 13, 2013
Last Update Posted : August 22, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Injury||Behavioral: Narrative Behavioral: Control||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Comparative Effectiveness of Descriptive Versus Narrative Emergency Department Discharge Instructions for Patient Education on Unnecessary Testing for Ankle, Foot and Knee Injuries|
|Study Start Date :||March 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||June 2013|
This arm will receive information regarding leg injuries and X-ray usage in narrative form in addition to standard of care discharge information.
Narrative form as described above.
Placebo Comparator: Control
This arm will receive a blank piece of paper in addition to the standard of care discharge information.
Blank piece of paper
- Patient Satisfaction [ Time Frame: 5 minutes after intervention ]
To measure patient satisfaction, we will use a validated survey instrument. The survey asks patients 5 questions, which they answer by providing responses on a 5-point scale ranging from "Poor" to "Excellent." The questions include:
- My satisfaction with the amount of time spent with me by the person who evaluated and treated me was....
- The explanation I received of how my illness should be treated was...
- The way the health care provider treated me was...
- My overall satisfaction with my visit was...
- Your care provider determined that you did not need an X-ray for your injury. What is your level of satisfaction with that decision?
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01810523
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania|
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104|