Disease-specific education in the primary care setting increases the knowledge of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized controlled trial

Author: Hill, K. Country/countries: Canada Number of patients participating in the study: 100 This study was focused on patients living with COPD
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Plus Intervention components: UCP
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Setting of implementation: N/A Professionals delivering the intervention: N/A Targeted self-management behaviours: N/A
Intervention analysed in the study: Education based intervention Intervention components: E
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Setting of implementation: Home-care, Primary care centers (GPs) Professionals delivering the intervention: Educator Targeted self-management behaviours: Condition-specific behaviours, Early recognition of symptoms, Smoking cessation or reduction

Outcomes measured in the study

Outcome Measure Tool
Knowledge Knowledge Bristol COPD Knowledge Questionnaire (BCKQ)

Patient characteristics

Age: 64.43 years (+/- a standard deviation of 9.74) Gender: 51 females Time since diagnosis of COPD: N/A Severity of the disease: 59.17 (+/- a standard deviation of 14.35) Multi-morbidity: N/A
  • Number of co-morbidities: N/A

Level of health literacy: N/A
  • Tool: N/A

Socio-economic characteristics: N/A

Risk of Bias of this study

Outcome Random sequence generation Allocation concealment Blinding performance Blinding detection objective outcomes assessment Attrition incomplete outcome Incorrect statistical methods Recruitment bias Selective outcome reporting
Knowledge - Knowledge