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Question Prompt List for Orthopaedic Conditions

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03912168
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 11, 2019
Last Update Posted : March 19, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Robin Kamal, Stanford University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether providing patients with a question prompt list (QPL) prior to their orthopaedic surgery clinic appointment improves their perceived involvement in care (PICs) score compared to being given 3 questions from the AskShareKnow model

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Tendon Injuries Fracture Arthritis Sprains Strains Tumor Pain Other: Question Prompt List Other: 3 questions list Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 156 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Does Giving a Question Prompt List to Patients With Orthopaedic Conditions Improve Their Perceived Involvement in Care? A Randomized Controlled Trial
Actual Study Start Date : August 12, 2019
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 22, 2019
Actual Study Completion Date : November 22, 2019

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Question Prompt List Other: Question Prompt List
Question prompt list for common orthopaedic conditions

Active Comparator: 3 questions list Other: 3 questions list
3 questions from the AskShareKnow model

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Perceived involvement in care scale [ Time Frame: Immediately after the clinical encounter, same day as clinical encounter ]
    The Perceived involvement in care scale PICS measures a patient's perceived involvement in their visit. it is a 13 item validated scale, scored 0-13, with higher scores indicating greater perceived involvement

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • common orthopaedic condition new patient

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03912168

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United States, California
Stanford Health Care
Redwood City, California, United States, 94063
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
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Principal Investigator: Robin N Kamal Stanford University
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Robin Kamal, Assistant Professor, Stanford University Identifier: NCT03912168    
Other Study ID Numbers: 50238
First Posted: April 11, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 19, 2020
Last Verified: March 2020
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Tendon Injuries
Wounds and Injuries