Texting to Promote Tobacco Abstinence in Emergency Department Smokers: A Pilot Study
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02081144|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 7, 2014
Last Update Posted : January 22, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Smoking Tobacco Abstinence||Other: Smokefree TXT Program Drug: nicotine replacement patches Drug: Nicotine Replacement Gum Behavioral: Faxed Referral CT Smokers Quitline||Phase 1|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Texting to Promote Tobacco Abstinence in Emergency Department Smokers: A Pilot Study|
|Study Start Date :||May 2014|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||October 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2014|
No Intervention: Control Condition
Control or Standard Care condition. No intervention will be provided.
Experimental: Texting + NRT Condition
Enrollment in NCI's Smokefree TXT Program 4 weeks of Nicotine Replacement Patches 4 weeks of Nicotine Replacement Gum Faxed Referral CT Smokers Quitline
Other: Smokefree TXT Program
The SmokeFreeTxt program is a library consisting of ~130 brief messages that can be proactively sent to smokers' cellphones using software developed and maintained by NCI. The message content is informed by principles of cognitive behavioral therapy. They are sent to smokers at random times of day (during normal waking hours), up to 5 messages per day.
Drug: nicotine replacement patches
Subject will be given 4 weeks of Nicotine Replacement Patches, based on the amount he/she is smoking at baseline.
Drug: Nicotine Replacement Gum
Subjects will be given 10 pieces of 2mg Nicotine Replacement Gum x 28 days.
Behavioral: Faxed Referral CT Smokers Quitline
A faxed referral will be sent to the CT Smokers Quitline for the subject.
- Survey of satisfaction and usage of Smokefree TXT Program [ Time Frame: 1 month post enrollment ]Study team will develop a survey to assess both subjects' satisfaction with the Smokefree TXT Program and ease of use.
- 7 day point prevalence abstinence [ Time Frame: 1 month post enrollment ]7 day point prevalence abstinence will be assessed by asking if the subject has smoked even a puff in the past 7 days.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02081144
|United States, Connecticut|
|Yale New Haven Hospital|
|New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 06510|
|Principal Investigator:||Steven L Bernstein, MD||Yale University|