A randomized double blind trial of verbal NSAID education compared to verbal and written education.

@article{Pope1998ARD,
  title={A randomized double blind trial of verbal NSAID education compared to verbal and written education.},
  author={J E Pope and Adam Stevens and Michael Rooks},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={771-5}
}
OBJECTIVE We performed a double blind randomized controlled trial to investigate whether patients taking nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAID) knew more about these drugs at followup depending on whether they were randomized to receiving or not receiving an NSAID information sheet. The patients were unaware they were in a study. METHODS All patients received verbal education on the side effects of NSAID that was standardized and always given by the same rheumatologist. Thirty patients… CONTINUE READING