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Evaluation of Decisional Conflict and Needs Assessment in Asthma Management

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01520883
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 30, 2012
Last Update Posted : May 27, 2013
CHU de Quebec-Universite Laval
AllerGen NCE Inc.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Louis-Philippe Boulet, Laval University

Brief Summary:
Many patients suffering from asthma are not compliant to their treatment and consequently, are not well controlled. Shared decision making intervention has shown an improvement in the outcome of patients with chronic disease. The aim of this study is to evaluate decisional conflict and to assess decisional needs of adults with asthma.

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:

Asthmatic patients will be recruited and asked to fill a decisional conflict scale.

Patients, asthma educators and physicians will also be recruited to fill a needs assessment questionnaire about decisions taken by asthmatics.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Decisional Conflict and Needs Assessment in Shared Decision Making in Asthma Management
Study Start Date : March 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma

DEcisional conflict

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Measuring Decisional Conflict with a valid Decisional Conflict Scale [ Time Frame: 6 month ]
    To measure the level of decisional conflict, subjects were asked to fill out a decisional conflict scale on asthma management which was developed by O'Connor adapted for our study. This questionnaire consisted of 16 questions. The answers used a Likert scale ranged from 1 - strongly agree to 5 - strongly disagree.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adults with mild to moderate asthma controlled or slightly controlled

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18-65 years
  • diagnosed asthma

Exclusion Criteria:

  • received asthma education in the past 2 years

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01520883

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Canada, Quebec
Institut Universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec
Québec, Quebec, Canada, G1V 4G5
Sponsors and Collaborators
Laval University
CHU de Quebec-Universite Laval
AllerGen NCE Inc.
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Principal Investigator: Louis-Philippe Boulet, MD Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Quebec

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Responsible Party: Louis-Philippe Boulet, Principal investigator, Laval University Identifier: NCT01520883    
Other Study ID Numbers: CER 20646
First Posted: January 30, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 27, 2013
Last Verified: May 2013
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases