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Assessment of Primary Care Providers' Knowledge and Beliefs Regarding Gout Management

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01151709
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 28, 2010
Last Update Posted : March 7, 2012
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Takeda
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Leslie Harrold, University of Massachusetts, Worcester

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date June 24, 2010
First Posted Date June 28, 2010
Last Update Posted Date March 7, 2012
Study Start Date August 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date February 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures
 (submitted: June 25, 2010)
  • Assess the knowledge and beliefs with regard to acute and chronic gout management based on published treatment recommendations. [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Assess physicians' knowledge and beliefs with regard to acute and chronic gout management based on published treatment recommendations by means of questionnaire.
  • Characterize the individuals who have knowledge deficits in terms of age, specialty, number of patients seen with gout, and practice setting. [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Characterize the individuals who have knowledge deficits in terms of age, specialty, number of patients seen with gout, and practice setting.
  • Assess the reported treatment practices of primary care physicians for the acute and chronic management of gout. [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Assess the reported treatment practices of primary care physicians for the acute and chronic management of gout.
Original Primary Outcome Measures Same as current
Change History Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01151709 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
Current Secondary Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Secondary Outcome Measures Not Provided
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
 
Descriptive Information
Brief Title Assessment of Primary Care Providers' Knowledge and Beliefs Regarding Gout Management
Official Title Assessment of Primary Care Providers' Knowledge and Beliefs Regarding Gout Management
Brief Summary This is a questionnaire study aimed at learning about physicians' views on the treatment of Gout.
Detailed Description

We seek to assess the knowledge, beliefs and reported treatment practices of primary care physicians with regard to gout.

Specifically, we will:

  • Assess the knowledge and beliefs with regard to acute and chronic gout management based on published treatment recommendations.
  • Characterize the individuals who have knowledge deficits in terms of age, specialty, number of patients seen with gout, and practice setting.
  • Assess the reported treatment practices of primary care physicians for the acute and chronic management of gout.
Study Type Observational
Study Design Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Target Follow-Up Duration Not Provided
Biospecimen Not Provided
Sampling Method Probability Sample
Study Population Primary care practitioners, both family practice and internal medicine physicians from a nationwide sample
Condition Gout
Intervention Not Provided
Study Groups/Cohorts physicians
primary care practitioners, both family practice and internal medicine physicians from a random sample of providers nationwide
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status Completed
Actual Enrollment
 (submitted: March 5, 2012)
838
Original Estimated Enrollment
 (submitted: June 25, 2010)
2000
Actual Study Completion Date February 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date February 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • practicing primary care practitioner, either in family medicine or internal medicine,
  • must be 18 years of age or older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • does not meet inclusion criteria
Sex/Gender
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages 18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers Yes
Contacts Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries United States
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number NCT01151709
Other Study ID Numbers 13808
Has Data Monitoring Committee No
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement Not Provided
Responsible Party Leslie Harrold, University of Massachusetts, Worcester
Study Sponsor University of Massachusetts, Worcester
Collaborators Takeda
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Leslie R Harrold, MD UMass Medical School
PRS Account University of Massachusetts, Worcester
Verification Date March 2012