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Online Question-answering and Conventional Consultation With a Dermatologist

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01969422
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 25, 2013
Last Update Posted : December 3, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Zurich

Brief Summary:

Comparison of online question-answering system and conventional consultation for dermatological questions:

  • same diagnosis?
  • same information, which had been collected?
  • same recommendations about treatment?
  • what were the relevant differences of the two?

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Skin Diseases Procedure: observation

Detailed Description:
mainly, ICD codes and dermatological diagnosis codes according to the AAD will be used.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Online Question-answering and Conventional Consultation With a Dermatologist
Study Start Date : November 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Skin Conditions

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
observation group
observation
Procedure: observation
intervention is the contact with online question answering serice ad subseudd




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Correlation of online and clinical diagnosis by Spearman's Rho [ Time Frame: physical consultation date ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
persons with a question on skin disease
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

- a conventional dermatological consultation after a question in the online question-answering system.

Exclusion criteria:

-power of veto after information of patient


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Locations
Switzerland
University Hospital Zurich, Department of Dermatology
Zurich, ZH, Switzerland, 8091
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Guenther Hofbauer, Prof MD University Hospital Zurich, Department of Dermatology

Responsible Party: University of Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01969422     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2013-0340
First Posted: October 25, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 3, 2014
Last Verified: December 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases