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Video Assisted Informed Consent for Lortab to Improve Patient Satisfaction and Knowledge

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01374295
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 15, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 24, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Wayne Triner, Albany Medical College

Brief Summary:
In order to compare two different forms of patient education; patients who receive Lortab medication or prescription during their ED visit are randomized to receive either standard patient education (from healthcare provider) or video assisted education. After education, patient completes a survey, estimated to take 5 minutes to complete.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Non-critical Emergency Room Patients Receiving Lortab Medication or Prescription During Their Emergency Room Visit Other: video Other: standard education Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

The purpose of this study is to compare different methods of teaching patients about their prescription medicines. It is possible that certain teaching methods are better than others at educating patients.

Patients who receive Lortab medication or prescription during their ED visit and agree to the study are randomized to receive either standard patient education (from healthcare provider) or watch a 3 minute video. After the medication teaching has been provided the patient is given the medicine and a asked to complete a ten-question survey. This takes approximately five minutes and asks the patient to rate the quality of the information received.


Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 120 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Care Provider)
Official Title: Video Assisted Informed Consent for Lortab to Improve Patient Satisfaction and Knowledge: A Randomized Control Study
Study Start Date : March 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2012

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: video
If randomized to this arm patient watches a 3 minute video
Other: video
watch a 3 minute video
Active Comparator: standard education
If randomized to this arm patient receives standard verbal education from healthcare provider.
Other: standard education
Receives standard verbal education from healthcare provider



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. patient satisfaction and knowledge [ Time Frame: survey is completed immediately after education, estimated time to complete survey is 5 minutes ]
    comparison of patient completed survey following education via standard format or 3 minute video



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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • non-critical emergency room patients being prescribed Lortab
  • age 18 year or older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • emergency room patients not receiving Lortab as their first prescribed medication
  • age less than 18 years

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01374295


Locations
United States, New York
Albany Medical Center
Albany, New York, United States, 12208
Sponsors and Collaborators
Albany Medical College

Responsible Party: Wayne Triner, Professor Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Albany Medical College
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01374295     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2981
Lortab
First Posted: June 15, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 24, 2014
Last Verified: June 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Emergencies
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes