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PictureRx: An Intervention to Reduce Latino Health Disparities (Supplement: Medical Icons)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M Brian Riley, PictureRx, LLC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01618461
First received: June 11, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: June 2012
History: No changes posted

June 11, 2012
June 11, 2012
June 2011
July 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Understanding of medication instructions [ Time Frame: Within 10-20 minutes ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Participants' ability to state the drug indication
Same as current
No Changes Posted
Recall of medication instructions [ Time Frame: Within 10-20 minutes ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Participants' ability to recall the instructions after viewing a series of medications
Same as current
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PictureRx: An Intervention to Reduce Latino Health Disparities (Supplement: Medical Icons)
PictureRx: An Intervention to Reduce Latino Health Disparities (Supplement: Medical Icons)

Research shows that well-developed icons and other pictorials aid in the comprehension of medication information and are effective in improving patients' medication management. This experimental study seeks to test the effect of icons and structured medication information on subjects' processing and recall of simulated medication instructions in a computer testing environment. The study planned to enroll 200 subjects.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
  • Understanding of Medication Instructions
  • Recall of Medication Instructions
  • Behavioral: Drug indication icons
    Icons illustrate the purpose of each medication
  • Behavioral: Structured instructions
    Graphical format shows what time(s) of day each medication should be taken
  • No Intervention: Text instructions
    Medication instructions displayed in text format
  • Experimental: Drug indication icons
    Icons illustrate the purpose of each medication
    Intervention: Behavioral: Drug indication icons
  • Experimental: Structured instructions
    Graphical format shows what time(s) of day each medication should be taken
    Intervention: Behavioral: Structured instructions
  • Experimental: Icons + Structured instructions
    Icons illustrate the purpose of each medication, and a graphical format shows what time(s) of day each medication should be taken
    Interventions:
    • Behavioral: Drug indication icons
    • Behavioral: Structured instructions
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
200
July 2011
July 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Fluency in English or Spanish
  • Manage their own prescription medicines, and
  • Be taking at least one chronic medication

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Too ill to complete the experiment
  • Having visual acuity worse than 20/50 via Rosenbaum Visual Acuity exam (eyechart)
  • Inability to communicate in either Spanish or English
  • Overt psychiatric illnesses, overt delirium or dementia
Both
18 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT01618461
3R43MD004048-02S1, 3R43MD004048-02S1
No
M Brian Riley, PictureRx, LLC
PictureRx, LLC
National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD)
Principal Investigator: M Brian Riley, MA PictureRx, LLC
PictureRx, LLC
June 2012

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