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PHRR130226-000054

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Effectiveness of SMS Text Reminders to Improve Blood Pressure Among Patients with Hypertension at a General Medicine Outpatient Clinic in a Tertiary Government Center in Manila, Philippines: A Randomized Controlled Trial

a randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of SMS text reminders in improving blood pressure control among patients with hypertension at a General Medicine outpatient clinic

Regime Classification Priority
2010 - 2016 Health Service Delivery Improving Provision of Public Health Services
Start Date Duration in Months Target Completion Date Actual Completion Date
2010-10-01 22 2012-08-01 2012-08-15

Completed

Institution Classification Region LTO #
Philippine General Hospital, Section of Adult Medicine Government NCR
Institution Classification Region LTO #
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development, Department of Science and Technology Government NCR
Institution Region
Department of Health Central Office NCR
Name E-Mail Phone Number Postal Address
Lia M. Palileo liapalileo@gmail.com 6325679740 Section of Adult Medicine, G/F back of Ward 3, Philippine General Hospital, Taft Ave, Ermita, Manila
Name E-Mail Phone Number Postal Address
Lia M. Palileo liapalileo@gmail.com 6325679740 Section of Adult Medicine, G/F back of Ward 3, Philippine General Hospital, Taft Ave., Ermita, Manila
Name Expertise Affiliation
Lia M. Palileo-Villanueva, MD Internal Medicine University of the Philippines - Manila
Name of Trial Site Address Principal Investigator Research Ethics Committee
NAME EXPERTISE REC Name Status of Approval
University of the Philippines - Manila Section of Adult Medicine, G/F back of Ward 3, Philippine General Hospital, Taft Ave., Ermita, Manila Lia M. Palileo-Villanueva, MD Internal Medicine
Project Location Institutional Ethics Review Board
University of the Philippines - Manila University of the Philippines Manila - Research Ethics Board

Clinical Trial

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hypertension

mean change in systolic and diastolic arterial blood pressure after 12 weeks between treatment and control groups

proportion of patients with controlled blood pressure after 12 weeks between treatment and control groups improvement in medication adherence after 12 weeks between treatment and control groups acceptability of mobile phone text reminders

Completed

  • Philippines

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No result found.

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Sample size was increased during the course of the study to prevent an underpowered study due to a high lost to follow-up rate.

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01 Oct 2010

Inclusion: ambulatory adult patients diagnosed with hypertension and maintained on at least 1 blood pressure lowering medication, consulting at the PGH General Medicine Outpatient Continuity Clinic, with SBP >129 mmHg and < 160 mmHg or DBP >79 mmHg and <100 mmHg, and daily access to a mobile phone in the houshold Exclusion: no informed consent; participation in other trials; with a clinical condition that might interfere with study participation, such as dementia, psychological disorders; patients who share a household with another patient who has already been recruited to participate in the study

Interventional

SMS text reminders

The treatment group received 2 SMS text messages per week for 12 weeks on top of usual care. These messages remind patients to take their antihypertensive medications daily. The control group received usual care, which consists of physician visits, advice and medication prescription by the healthcare provider.

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Method of Allocation

Randomized

Masking or Blinding

patients - not blinded physicians caring for patie

Masking Details

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Control

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Assignment

Parallel

Phase

Phase III

Purpose of the Study

To determine effectiveness of SMS text reminders to improve blood pressure

Detailed purpose of the study

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Plan to Share IPD

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IPD Description

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Date of posting of result summaries

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Date of the first journal publication of results

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URL hyperlinks related to results and publications

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URL link to protocol files(s) with version and data

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Baseline Characteristics

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Participant Flow

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Adverse Events

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Outcome Measures

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Brief Summary

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Utilization Utilization Info
Oral Presentation Philippine Society of General Internal Medicine 1st Annual Convention, SMX Convention Center, May 2012
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