Web Based Interactive Treatment and Self-monitoring in Hypertension (WISH)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01504022|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2012 by Prabath W.B. Nanayakkara, VU University Medical Center.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : January 4, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 4, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Hypertension||Other: Telecare, selfmonitoring, lifestyl behaviour||Not Applicable|
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|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||300 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Role of Self Monitoring in Combination With Proactive Web-based Management in the Treatment of Hypertension: a Randomized Controlled Trial.|
|Study Start Date :||September 2011|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||March 2013|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||March 2013|
No Intervention: Control group.
Experimental: Telecare, self monitoring, lifestyle counseling
Patients in the intervention group will measure their blood pressure with home blood pressure monitor which is linked to a secured website. Patients will measure as recommended in the European guidelines of hypertension. This includes 2 measurements in the morning and two times in the evening on 7 consecutive days every month. The measurements of the first day will be discarded. These measurements will be forwarded to the web-based system, which will be managed by the nurse practitioner and the research doctor. At least every month patients are contacted about the state of their condition. If needed, antihypertensive medication is added of adjusted by the nurse practitioner or research doctor under the supervision of one consultant physician. Tailored lifestyle advices are given every month.
Other: Telecare, selfmonitoring, lifestyl behaviour
Patients measure their own bloodpressure and the results are shown at a secured website after USB connection of the monitor to the computer. Patients receive medication adjustments and lifestyle advices via this secured website.
- Systolic bloodpressure [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
- Diastolic bloodpressure [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
- lifestyle changes [ Time Frame: 12 months ]alcohol consumption, smoking,
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01504022
|Contact: Prabath Nanayakkara, MD, pHD, FRCP||+31 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Vu university medical center||Recruiting|
|Principal Investigator: Irene Vegting, MD|