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A Study of the Effect of Patient Education (Talking Health Together) in Improving Doctor-patient Communication

2014-08-27 03:22:59 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study is being carried out to see if patients make the lifestyle changes or take their medication as instructed by their doctor during their visit as a result of the T.H.T. patient-education training. Proper information exchange between doctors and patients is an important part of quality health care. Although many patients would like more information, they often do not ask for it directly during doctor-patient visits. The patient-training in this study specifically aims at improving patient participation during medical appointments by building communication skills such as requests for information and sharing health concerns with the doctor.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Doctor-patient Communication Improvement

Intervention

THT PACE Training, THT PACE Training, placebo

Location

Research Site
Burlington
Ontario
Canada

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

AstraZeneca

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:22:59-0400

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