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Clinical Trials: General Practice/Family Medicine

Source: University of Split
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is the basis of work for physicians- practitioners in all specialties, including family medicine. Various issues in diagnosis, treatment and prognosis appear in daily work with patients and a physician should provide answers based on the best evidence stemming from research. In spite of having access to EBM databases in every GP's office in Croatia, searching and finding answers in consultation with a patient"on the spot" in ... Read More
Last Updated: 26 May 2015
Source: University of Pennsylvania
Think Health! A Personal Weight Management Program, or "¡Vive Saludable! Un programa personalizado de control de peso" aims to improve the treatment of obesity in adults in the general population, by conducting research with men and women recruited from primary care medical practices. The study has a particular focus on African Americans and Latino. The design is randomized trial of the effectiveness of two versions of a lifestyle weight loss program called ... Read More
Last Updated: 14 Aug 2016
Source: The University of Hong Kong
The aim of this study was to find out the utilization rate and pattern of primary health care services, and the process and outcomes of primary care consultations of the general population in Hong Kong, and whether having a family doctor would make any difference. The study objectives were to determine 1. the rates and pattern of utilization of different primary health care services and self-care 2. Patient self-reported outcomes (global ... Read More
Last Updated: 22 Jan 2015
Source: Gerencia de Atención Primaria, Madrid
A multicenter study to evaluate the effectiveness of a teaching strategy based on the incorporation of educational games with simulated settings versus usual practice based on diffusion for the implementation of clinical practice guidelines in Family Medicine Residency Program. The impact of the new strategy will be measured in improving knowledge and skill acquisition in clinical decision making of Family Medicine Residency Program after 6 months. ... Read More
Last Updated: 08 Feb 2016
Source: Radboud University
The aim of this family practice based study is to determine the long-term treatment effects of two drugs that are presumed to modify the course and progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), oral N-acetylcysteine and inhaled corticosteroids. Read More
Last Updated: 10 Mar 2010
Source: Research Unit Of General Practice, Copenhagen
The purpose of this study is to determine whether implanting gold beads extraarticularly in five acupuncture-points around a knee improves pain, stiffness and function in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Read More
Last Updated: 14 Jun 2007
Source: Pfizer
To answer the question of overall benefit: risk of celecoxib when compared to two most commonly prescribe traditional (non-selective) nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the treatment of arthritis pain. For this purpose, patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis with or at risk of developing cardiovascular disease will be recruited. The cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and renal safety and symptomatic benefit in each treatment group ... Read More
Last Updated: 24 Jul 2016
Source: Mannkind Corporation
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Last Updated: 08 Oct 2014
Source: Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Miami
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of ethylene diamine tetra-acetic (EDTA) chelation therapy in individuals with coronary artery disease. Read More
Last Updated: 29 Aug 2013
Source: CoLucid Pharmaceuticals
This is a prospective randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study in subjects with disabling migraine (Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) score ≥ 11). Read More
Last Updated: 19 Aug 2016
Source: National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
This study, conducted by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the National Human Genome Research Institute, will characterize family physicians' attitudes and practices related to the genetics of complex disorders. As the front line of care for most Americans, family medicine will have a central role in seeing that new findings in genetics lead to disease prevention and health improvements. The information gained from this study could be ... Read More
Last Updated: 23 Jan 2017
Source: Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a systematic family assessment in adult preventive health visits increases the detection of risk factors in the spouse or adolescent child of the screened person. Read More
Last Updated: 25 May 2011
Source: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
The purpose of this study is to assess the feasibility of the use of an evidence-based decision support system (EBMeDS) in daily Belgian family medicine and to study the effectiveness of EBMeDS use on improving diabetes care. Specific research questions are: - Does family physicians use the EBMeDS system in daily practice? - Does the use of the EBMeDS system by family physicians leads to an improvement in diabetes control compared to the ... Read More
Last Updated: 28 Jul 2015
Source: Pfizer
This study is a multicenter, randomized study in subjects with high cholesterol receiving highly effective statins to assess the efficacy, safety and tolerability of Bococizumab (PF-04950615;RN316) to lower LDL-C. Read More
Last Updated: 22 Aug 2016
Source: Shire
The study objective was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of prophylactic use of C1INH-nf for the prevention of acute HAE attacks. Read More
Last Updated: 18 Mar 2014
Source: Sanofi
This is a clinical study to investigate the safety and efficacy of Synvisc and Depo-Medrol in treating patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip. Read More
Last Updated: 16 Mar 2015
Source: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nīmes
The main objective of this study is to evaluate the inter-observer concordance when measuring the maximum value of the external antero-posterior diameter of the sub-renal aorta (both cross-sectional and longitudinal ultrasound views are measured). The first measure is made by a general practitioner in private practice; second reading are made by an expert in vascular medicine. Read More
Last Updated: 01 Aug 2016
Source: University of Lausanne
This study aims to test the efficacy of a comprehensive assessment and management tool (AGE: Active Geriatric Evaluation) for geriatric syndromes to prevent functional decline in elderly patients followed in family medicine. Family practitioners will be randomised either to the intervention, consisting of a yearly screening for eight geriatric syndromes accompanied by a management plan in case of positive screening, or to usual care. Level of functioning and ... Read More
Last Updated: 16 Jul 2016
Source: CoLucid Pharmaceuticals
This is a prospective, randomized, open-label study in subjects with migraine who have completed CoLucid Phase 3 study, COL MIG 301 or COL MIG-302. The study is designed to evaluate the safety and tolerability of long-term intermittent use of lasmiditan 100 mg and of lasmiditan 200 mg, as the first dose and as a second dose, for the acute treatment of migraine. Long term efficacy will also be evaluated. Read More
Last Updated: 31 Jul 2016
Source: Meda Pharmaceuticals
The purpose of this study is to determine if two sustained released formulations of carisoprodol are more effective than placebo. Read More
Last Updated: 03 Oct 2011
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