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An interventional study is designed and a structured educational session will be conducted regarding the management of Blood pressure for the general physicians of Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Islamabad, Multan and Quetta. The purpose of designing this study is to observe the effect of hypertension educational intervention for general physicians to improve patient outcomes indirectly. Results of this study may provide a basis for developing a hypertension educational program targeted at general physicians.


Clinical Trial Description

Study Procedure 1. Screening of General physicians as per inclusion criteria and recruitment of GPs by clinical research associate after obtaining informed consent form. 2. GPs will be asked to fill hypertension awareness questionnaire at baseline 3. Both group of GPs with the help of clinical research associate will recruit 5 patients from study site. 4. After obtaining informed consent, Patient will be asked to fill hypertension awareness questionnaire at baseline or recruitment day and share pictures of 12-hour blood pressure measurement (from digital BP apparatus) with clinical research associate. 5. Randomization of GPs will be than in to 2 Groups. 6. After randomization, Group 1 GPs will receive (1 day) face to face education and Group 2 GPs will receive print version of education material. 7. After GPs education intervention, patients will be invited for regular checkup at GPs clinic. 8. Patient will be again asked to fill hypertension awareness questionnaire after 3 months and share pictures of 12-hour blood pressure measurement (from digital BP apparatus) with clinical research associate. (1st, 2nd & 3rd Month). 9. GPs will be asked to fill hypertension awareness questionnaire again after 3 months (Post intervention) ;


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NCT number NCT05038774
Study type Interventional
Source University of Karachi
Contact Tariq Ashraf, FCPS
Phone 03222999914
Email [email protected]
Status Not yet recruiting
Phase N/A
Start date September 30, 2021
Completion date December 31, 2022

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