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Simple Verbal Intervention for Adequately Collecting Sputum

2014-07-24 14:01:09 | BioPortfolio

Summary

simple verbal intervention with figure of lung and upper respiratory tract will be helpful to adequately collecting sputum.

and in the acceptable specimen based on Gram stain, positivity for AFB stain and culture rate will be higher.

Description

suspicious patients for pulmonary tuberculosis are randomized to control or education group. patients in education group will be educated with the brochure that contains figure of lung/upper respiratory tract and methods of collecting sputum.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Historical Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Suspicious for Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Intervention

education by brochure, control

Location

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul Metropolitan Government, Seoul National
Seoul
Korea, Republic of

Status

Recruiting

Source

Seoul National University Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:01:09-0400

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