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Complementary and Alternative Medical Trends: A Patient Survey in a University Based Clinic

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2010 by University of California, Irvine.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : May 7, 2009
Last Update Posted : October 15, 2010
Information provided by:
University of California, Irvine

Brief Summary:
Patient survey identifying key elements of patient experience and decision-making processes regarding attendance University of California, Irvine (UCI)'s Integrative Medicine Clinic.

Condition or disease
Complementary and Alternative Therapies

Detailed Description:
Patient survey to determine why patients come to UCI's integrative medicine clinic, whether they would prefer we accept insurance coverage, and what therapies they are using.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 33 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapy Trends: A Patient Survey in a University Based Clinic
Study Start Date : January 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2010

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Why People Chose Complementary and Alternative Therapies [ Time Frame: Post-care ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   41 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
14 male, 19 female white non-Hispanic, college educated over the age of 41

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients 41 years of age or older
  • English speaking
  • Ability to provide informed consent
  • Patient at Gottschalk Medical Plaza Integrative Medical Clinic
  • Ability to complete survey

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient less than 41 years of age
  • Inability to speak English
  • Patient unable to provide informed consent
  • Patient not being seen at Gottschalk medical Plaza Integrative Medical Clinic
  • Incomplete survey

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00894491

United States, California
UCI Samueli Center Clinic Recruiting
Newport Beach, California, United States, 926660
Contact: Wadie Najm, MD    949-757-0443      
Contact: Christine Nygencuu    949-757-0443      
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, Irvine
Principal Investigator: John Longhurst, M.D., Ph.D. UC Irvine School of Medicine

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: John Longhurst, MD, PhD, Dept of Medicine, University of California Irvine Identifier: NCT00894491     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-4872
First Posted: May 7, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 15, 2010
Last Verified: October 2010

Keywords provided by University of California, Irvine:
alternative medicine
complementary medicine
Chinese herbals