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The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of additional nursing instruction for the caregivers of newly diagnosed pediatric atopic dermatitis patients at the University of Missouri Dermatology clinic. Caregivers of children with atopic dermatitis will be randomized to one of two instruction/education procedures. The goal is to determine if improved retention of information by caregivers/parents of children with atopic dermatitis is associated with better patient outcomes.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
University of Missouri Dermatology Clinic
Active, not recruiting
University of Missouri-Columbia
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:01:05-0400
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