Effect of SMS Reminder and Free Eye Drops on Follow-up Adherence After Trabeculectomy Surgery in Rural China
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02328456|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 31, 2014
Last Update Posted : April 15, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Glaucoma Adherence||Other: SMS and free eye drops||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||209 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||A Randomized Controlled Trail to Determine the Impact of a SMS Reminder Associated With Free Eye Drops on Follow-up Adherence After Trabeculectomy Surgery in Rural China|
|Study Start Date :||December 2014|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 2015|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 2015|
SMS and free eye drops group
the patient after trabeculectomy surgery in the SMS associated with free eye drops group will receive free eye drops and a SMS reminder message about the revisit time.
Other: SMS and free eye drops
The SMS reminder message will sent to the SMS associated with free eye drops group patients 1 week and 1 day before there appointment to remind them the exact time and address of the revisit appointment.The eye drops will be offered free to the the SMS associated with free eye drops group patients when they revisit on time.
No Intervention: the control group
the patient after trabeculectomy surgery in the control group won't get any free eye drop and reminder message before the appointment.
- Not-attended rate [ Time Frame: up to 1 year ]Compare the SMS and free eye drops patient not-attend rate with the control group to show the impact of SMS reminder associated with free eye drops on the adherence with scheduled follow-up visit
- Knowledge and Attitudes about glaucoma, glaucoma surgery and importance of follow-up using a questionnaire [ Time Frame: up to 1 year ]Using a questionnaire to compare Knowledge and Attitude between the SMS associated with free eye drops group and the control group
- Additional factors potentially associated with post-operative follow-up using a patient questionnaire [ Time Frame: up to 1 year ]Using a patient questionnaire to compare between the SMS associated with free eye drops group and the control group
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02328456
|Blindness Preventment and Treatment Department|
|Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, 510060|
|Study Director:||Nathan G Congdon, MD,MPH||China,Guangdong,Blindness Preventment and Treatment Department,Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center,510060|