Australian Screening Mammography Decision Aid Trial: A Decision Aid for Women Aged 40 Thinking About Starting Mammography Screening
Women who access the website, are aged between 38-45 years and are considering screening mammograms will be randomized to either the Decision Aid (a booklet providing information and exercises to help them to make a decision about whether to having screening mammograms) group or the Control Group. The Decision Aid group will first read the decision aid, and then will be asked some demographic and knowledge questions. The control group will be asked the demographic and knowledge questions only. The control group will have access to the Decision Aid after they have completed the questions
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Knowledge of Mammography Screening
University of Sydney
New South Wales
University of Sydney
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00139048
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
The identification of selected parameters in newborn infants by various tests, examinations, or other procedures. Screening may be performed by clinical or laboratory measures. A screening test is designed to sort out healthy neonates (INFANT, NEWBORN) from those not well, but the screening test is not intended as a diagnostic device, rather instead as epidemiologic.
A graphic device used in decision analysis, series of decision options are represented as branches (hierarchical).
Decision Support Techniques
Mathematical or statistical procedures used as aids in making a decision. They are frequently used in medical decision-making.
A theoretical technique utilizing a group of related constructs to describe or prescribe how individuals or groups of people choose a course of action when faced with several alternatives and a variable amount of knowledge about the determinants of the outcomes of those alternatives.
Radiographic examination of the breast.
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