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24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Community Pharmacies

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. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03920956
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : April 19, 2019
Last Update Posted : April 19, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Virginia Commonwealth University

Brief Summary:
This study is designed to explore the feasibility of providing 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in community pharmacies. The investigators hypothesize it will be feasible for community pharmacies to provide the service to assist medical providers in the diagnosing and management of high blood pressure. The investigators will also survey participants regarding their experience with the service as well as conduct interviews with participating pharmacists and medical providers to understand their views and opinions on the feasibility of the service.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hypertension Other: ABPM service by Pharmacists Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 24 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Implementation & Evaluation of a 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring Service in Community Pharmacies
Estimated Study Start Date : June 1, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 30, 2020

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Experimental: 24-hour ABPM by Pharmacists
Patients will meet with the pharmacist to be equipped with a 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitor. Patients will return the monitor for the pharmacists to download the results to send to their medical provider.
Other: ABPM service by Pharmacists
Patients will receive ABPM services provided by a pharmacist

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of ABPM services provided [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

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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:

  • Adults greater than or equal to 18 years of age suspected by their physician of having "white coat" or "masked" HTN, hypotension symptoms due to antihypertensive therapy, uncontrolled sustained HTN, requiring additional confirmation of an initial diagnosis if HTN, or resistant HTN.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Documented past medical history of persistent atrial fibrillation, on hemodialysis, pregnancy, or dementia.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03920956

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Contact: Dave Dixon, PharmD 804-628-3784

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United States, Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University Not yet recruiting
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23236
Sponsors and Collaborators
Virginia Commonwealth University
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Principal Investigator: Dave Dixon, PharmD Virginia Commonwealth University

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Responsible Party: Virginia Commonwealth University Identifier: NCT03920956     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HM20015789
First Posted: April 19, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 19, 2019
Last Verified: April 2019
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