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The Effect of Education on Patient Compliance

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: NCT00376974
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2006 by Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : September 15, 2006
Last Update Posted : September 15, 2006
Baylor College of Medicine
Information provided by:
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Brief Summary:
With patient education, the compliance with glaucoma medications will increase.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Glaucoma Behavioral: American Academy of Ophthalmology Glaucoma Educational Tape Phase 4

Detailed Description:
We divided glaucoma patients into two groups; one watched a video the others did not. We checked their intraocular pressures before and after the intervention to see if there was a difference

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: The Effect of Patient Education on Glaucoma Medication Compliance
Study Start Date : March 2005
Study Completion Date : May 2006

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Glaucoma

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Intraocular pressure

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Score on glaucoma educational test

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Glaucoma patients coming in for routine examination

Exclusion Criteria:

  • If glaucoma was unstable and treatment regimen required a change

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00376974

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United States, Texas
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
Baylor College of Medicine
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Principal Investigator: Silvia Orengo-Nania, m.d. Baylor College of Medicine
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00376974    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-1
First Posted: September 15, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 15, 2006
Last Verified: September 2006
Keywords provided by Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center:
intraocular pressure
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Ocular Hypertension
Eye Diseases