PictureRx: An Intervention to Reduce Latino Health Disparities
The purpose of this randomized controlled trial is to evaluate the effect of Spanish-language illustrated medication instructions (PictureRx cards), compared to traditional medication instructions, on Latinos' understanding of their medication regimens. The study will also assess the effect on self-reported medication adherence. Patients with diabetes who attend participating clinics are eligible. The target sample size is 200.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
|Official Title:||PictureRx: An Intervention to Reduce Latino Health Disparities|
- Patient Understanding of their Medication Regimen [ Time Frame: Approximately 1 week after enrollment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]The primary outcome will be patients' understanding of their medication regimen, as assessed by an interviewer-administered questionnaire.
- Self-reported Adherence [ Time Frame: Approximately 1 week after enrollment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]As a secondary outcome, patients will report their self-reported adherence using a validated instrument.
|Study Start Date:||March 2011|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2011|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: PictureRx cards
Illustrated format of medication instructions that includes pictures of pills and icons to show their purpose
Behavioral: PictureRx card
An illustrated format of medication instructions that includes pictures of the medications and icons to illustrate their purpose
No Intervention: Control
|United States, Tennessee|
|Saint Thomas Family Health Center - South|
|Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37211|
|Principal Investigator:||M Brian Riley, MA||PictureRx, LLC|