Mobile Devices as Educational Skin History Tools
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03419637|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 2, 2018
Last Update Posted : March 11, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Skin Cancer||Other: Mobile app||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||70 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Triple (Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Evaluating the Use of Mobile Devices as Educational Tools Regarding Skin History|
|Actual Study Start Date :||April 4, 2017|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2, 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 31, 2018|
No Intervention: Control - Standard of Care
The standard of care consists of in-clinic counseling, informational handouts, and access to patient medical records
Experimental: Intervention - Mobile app
The mobile app, or app, is used to document before and after photos of the excised skin areas and to document related diagnoses. The app allows patients to view a skin history summary report and a reference on their skin ﬁndings and procedures.
Other: Mobile app
The mobile app, or app, is installed on the patient's mobile device and is used to document the surgical procedure with before and after photographs, including pre- and post-surgery diagnosis. The app allows patients to view a skin history summary report and a reference on their skin ﬁndings and procedures.
- Understanding of recent skin excision - 3 weeks later [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]After study enrollment, patients have one or more skin areas excised. They complete an in-clinic survey immediately after the excision and another survey 3 weeks later where they are asked questions regarding the clinic visit and the related excised skin areas and diagnoses. Understanding is assessed by comparing against the medical record to calculate the number/percent of correct responses.
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): NCT03419637
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|University of Pennsylvania|
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104|
|Principal Investigator:||Christopher Miller, MD||University of Pennsylvania|