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Use of Portable Technology in Patient Education of Shave/Punch Biopsies

2014-08-27 03:14:12 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The investigators investigated the use of portable MP3 technology in patient education and informed consent of shave and punch biopsies. Eighty patients were divided randomly into a control and experimental group. Control patients received the standard of care in patient education and informed consent. Experimental patients watched a short 80-second video on shave or punch biopsies. All patients were given pre- and post-education questionnaires to assess the efficacy of each method.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Conditions

Biopsy

Intervention

video-based informed consent for skin biopsies, traditional informed consent

Location

University of California Davis Medical Center
Sacramento
California
United States
95816

Status

Completed

Source

University of California, Davis

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:12-0400

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