Improving Medication Adherence Through SMS (Short Messaging Service) in Adult Stroke Patients: a Randomised Controlled Behaviour Intervention Trial


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Summary of Purpose

The impact of medications used for secondary stroke prevention relies heavily upon patient adherence. Adherence is defined as "the extent to which a person's behavior - taking medication, following a diet, and/or executing lifestyle changes, corresponds with agreed recommendations from a health care provider." It is said that optimal adherence to medications may reduce the risk of a poor outcome by 26%. ...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 18 August 2014.

1 Dec 2013 5 Nov 2013 1 Jun 2014 1 Jun 2014 1 Aug 2014 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Basics




Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Prevention
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


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