The Effect of Education on Patient Compliance
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Treatment||american academy of ophthalmology glaucoma educational tape|
|Sponsor||Michael Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center|
|Collaborator||Baylor College of Medicine|
|Start date||March 2005|
|End date||May 2006|
|Trial size||40 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00376974, 2006-1|
With patient education, the compliance with glaucoma medications will increase.
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
Score on glaucoma educational test
Male participants from 40 years up to 90 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - Glaucoma patients coming in for routine examination Exclusion Criteria: - If glaucoma was unstable and treatment regimen required a change
|Official title||The Effect of Patient Education on Glaucoma Medication Compliance|
|Principal investigator||Silvia Orengo-Nania, m.d.|
|Description||We divided glaucoma patients into two groups; one watched a video the others did not. We checked their intraocular pressures before and after the intervention to see if there was a difference|
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