Does improving communication and information for women increase attendance at colposcopy in an inner city clinic? A randomised controlled trial.

@article{Tomlinson2004DoesIC,
  title={Does improving communication and information for women increase attendance at colposcopy in an inner city clinic? A randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Andy Tomlinson and Maria Kyrgiou and Evangelos Paraskevaidis and Henry Charles Kitchener and Pierre Leonard Martin-Hirsch},
  journal={European journal of gynaecological oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={445-8}
}
PURPOSE To establish whether information leaflets and appointment reminders improve attendance for diagnostic colposcopy. DESIGN & SETTING Randomised controlled trial in an inner city colposcopy clinic. PARTICIPANTS 500 women newly referred to the colposcopy clinic with abnormal cervical screening smear results were randomly assigned to an intervention or control group using computer-generated numbers. INTERVENTION 233 women referred for colpoposcopy were sent a comprehensive information… CONTINUE READING

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