Improving Preventive Service Delivery at Adult Complete Health Check-Ups

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto Identifier:
First received: April 18, 2006
Last updated: October 10, 2006
Last verified: April 2006

To determine the effectiveness of a single checklist reminder form to improve the delivery of preventive health services at adult health check-ups in a family practice setting.

Condition Intervention
Preventive Health Care
Device: Preventive Care Checklist Form

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Improving Preventive Service Delivery at Adult Complete Health Check-Ups: the Preventive Health Evidence-Based Recommendation Form (PERFORM) Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Further study details as provided by St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Rates and relative risks (RR) of the performance of 13 preventive health maneuvers at baseline and post-intervention and the percentage of up-to-date preventive health services delivered per patient were compared between the two groups.

Study Start Date: November 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults older than 21 years of age who had an complete health check-up completed at the clinic during the study period.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Charts were excluded if the patient was younger than 21, an investigator completed the assessment or the encounter was disease/illness specific.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00316394

Canada, Ontario
St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 1W8
Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
Principal Investigator: Vinita Dubey, MD MPH St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00316394     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 02-178
Study First Received: April 18, 2006
Last Updated: October 10, 2006
Health Authority: Canada: Ethics Review Committee

Keywords provided by St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto:
Preventive Health Care
Annual Health Check-up
Primary Care
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