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A Study to Support Increased Information and Participation in the Decision Making Process for Parents of Children who have Acute Inflammation of the Middle Ear
Study type: Interventional What is this?
Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:
- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
- Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
- Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
About this study
The purpose of this study is to promote and evaluate the effectiveness of increasing the information provided to parents and involving them in the decision making process for the treatment of acute inflammation of the middle ear in their child, in the Emergency Department setting. Data will be collected to see if the information and decision aide will significantly decrease the rate of antibiotic use with no increase in adverse events.
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- Rochester, Minnesota: 16-000627
NCT ID: NCT02872558
Sponsor Protocol Number: 16-000627
April 19, 2016
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Ear infection (middle ear)