Do Clinical Decision-support Reminders for Medical Providers Improve the Do Clinical Decision-support Reminders for Medical Providers Improve the Prevalence of IPT Initiation Among HIV Positive Adults in Western Kenya? (TBTech)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01934309|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 4, 2013
Last Update Posted : August 25, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Tuberculosis||Behavioral: TB reminders|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||1000 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Do Clinical Decision-support Reminders for Medical Providers Improve the Prevalence of IPT Initiation Among HIV Positive Adults in Western Kenya?|
|Study Start Date :||September 2013|
|Primary Completion Date :||August 2014|
|Study Completion Date :||August 2014|
Experimental: TB reminders
Receive existing reminders plus new patient-specific reminders about TB screening, prevention, and treatment
Behavioral: TB reminders
The intervention to be studied involves providing clinic-based medical care providers (e.g., nurses, clinical officers, medical officers, consultants) with patient-speciﬁc clinical reminders regarding TB that are generated from a patient's electronic medical record and based on accepted clinical algorithms for TB screening and treatment.
No Intervention: No TB reminders
Only receive existing reminders; no TB reminders
- Prescription of Isonazid [ Time Frame: within 3 months of initial encounter ]Provider prescribes INH within 3 months of patient's initial encounter.
- Time to isoniazid prophylactic therapy (IPT) initiation [ Time Frame: within 3 months of initial encounter ]The time in weeks from a patient's initial encounter to the week the patient picks up the initial batch of INH from the pharmacy.
- Initiation of isoniazid prophylactic therapy (IPT) [ Time Frame: within 3 months of initial encounter ]IPT will be considered "initiated" when a patient picks up the initial batch of the prescribed medications within 3 months of the initial encounter.
- Isoniazid prophylactic therapy (IPT) completion [ Time Frame: 9 months after treatment initiation ]Patient completes 9-month course of IPT
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01934309
|Principal Investigator:||Lameck O Diero, MBChB, MMed||Moi University College of Health Sciences|