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A Comparison of Computerised Versus Interviewer-Administered Approach for Assessing Health-Related Quality of Life

2014-08-27 03:35:54 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of this study is to compare a multimedia, computerised approach vs. interviewer administration of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) instruments.

Description

There are no drug treatments involved in this study. The administration of health-related quality of life questionnaires is the intervention being studied. Health-related quality of life questionnaires measure the physical, mental and social well-being of an individual, are recognised as important patient-reported outcomes and are increasingly being used in clinical trials and routine clinical practice. By asking study participants to complete a questionnaire assessing their physical, mental and social well-being, we are increasing their awareness of these aspects of their health and may directly or indirectly prompt them to take actions and/ or have thoughts that may improve or worsen their health status. Hence, we have considered this an interventional study. This survey will be conducted in Chinese.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Conditions

Diabetes

Intervention

Health-related quality of life assessment, Health-related quality of life assessment

Location

Geylang Polyclinic
Singapore
21 Geylang East Central
Singapore
389707

Status

Completed

Source

Singapore General Hospital

Results (where available)

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