Using m-Health Tools to Reduce the Misuse of Opioid Pain Relievers
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03012087|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 6, 2017
Last Update Posted : August 22, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Prescription Drug Abuse||Behavioral: MyHealthyChoices Other: Health Risk Assessment||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||123 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Using m-Health Tools to Reduce the Misuse of Opioid Pain Relievers|
|Actual Study Start Date :||September 2016|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||April 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2017|
Experimental: Intervention Group
My Healthy Choices explains what opioid pain medications are, assesses and explains the patient's risk factors related to taking opioids, assesses patient preferences about pain medications, and produces a tailored patient report based on the answers. The patient is encouraged to show the report to the treating ED clinician so they can discuss medication options for treating the patient's pain. Following discharge from the ED, intervention group participants discharged with a prescription pain reliever receive messages about safe medication use, storage, and disposal and access to an educational web portal that contains more information on prescription pain medications and safety.
Placebo Comparator: Control Group
Health Risk Assessment
Other: Health Risk Assessment
The WellSource health risk assessment content focuses on general health promotion, and the participant's overall health and wellness. A summary report based on the participants' answers is sent to their email address.
- Change in Self-Reported Preference for Opioid Pain Reliever [ Time Frame: Baseline and Immediate Post-test ]Assessed via questionnaire on a scale of 0-10.
- Change in Knowledge about Prescription Pain Medication Side Effects and Safe Practices for Taking, Storing and Disposing Prescription Pain Medications [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6 weeks ]Assessed with a 25-item questionnaire. Knowledge items will be scored correct or incorrect and summed to generate a total knowledge score.
- Self-Reported Prescription Drug Storage and Disposal Behaviors [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Assessed via 5 items on a questionnaire. Behaviors will be scored correct or incorrect and tabulated across study groups.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03012087
|United States, Maryland|
|Johns Hopkins Hospital Emergency Department|
|Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21205|
|United States, West Virginia|
|West Virginia University Emergency Department|
|Morgantown, West Virginia, United States, 26506|
|Principal Investigator:||Andrea C Gielen, ScD ScM||Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health|