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Adolescent Knowledge of Their Medications

This study has been completed.
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Brooke Army Medical Center Identifier:
First received: July 15, 2008
Last updated: June 24, 2009
Last verified: June 2009

Do adolescents know about their medications?

Condition Intervention
Subjects' Understanding of Prescribed Medications
Other: Counseling for subjects who do not know their medications

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Medication Reconciliation List and Adolescent Functional Health Literacy

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Further study details as provided by Brooke Army Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Subjects' ability to identify name and purpose of medication. [ Time Frame: Clinic visit ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 384
Study Start Date: July 2008
Study Completion Date: May 2009
Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Other: Counseling for subjects who do not know their medications
    Physician interviewer will provide counseling to subjects who indicate through answers that they do not know their medication names.

Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 23 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Adolescents enrolled in an primary care clinc.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adolescents between the ages of 12 and 23 who are able to answer questions regarding their prescribed medications (no receptive or expressive disability)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Adolescents outside age range of 12 and 23 who have receptive and/or expressive disability
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00717327

United States, Texas
Brooke Army Medical Center Adolescent Clinic
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78234
Sponsors and Collaborators
Brooke Army Medical Center
Study Director: Chistopher C Dillon, MD Brooke Army Medical Center Adolescent Clinic
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Dr. Kasi M. Chu, Brooke Army Medical Center Adolescent Clinic Identifier: NCT00717327     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C.2008.155
Study First Received: July 15, 2008
Last Updated: June 24, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board
United States: Federal Government

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