- Primary Investigator:
- Primary Locations:
Duke University, Division of General Internal Medicine
Durham VA Medical Center, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care
- Project Type & Year:
Special Project: DVD vs. Web 2011
This study will advance the evidence base regarding best methods for facilitating informed decisions among patients with knee and hip osteoarthritis (OA) by comparing DVD and Crossroads online formats of decision aids (DAs) for these conditions. In particular, the project will assess how these different DA formats impact key outcomes including: patient knowledge about treatment options, decisional conflict, preparation for decision making, decision self-efficacy, stage of decision making, and acceptability and usability of the DA.
The specific aims of this research study are:
Specific aim 1: To compare patient outcomes immediately following viewing of the DVD vs. Health Crossroads® online formats of DAs.
Specific aim 2: To compare patient outcomes and use of the DVD vs. Health Crossroads® online formats of DAs during the following month receipt.
Specific aim 3: To examine whether there are differences in outcomes according to health literacy.