Overcoming Poor Attendance to First Scheduled Colonoscopy: A Randomized Trial of Peer Coach or Brochure Support

@article{Turner2007OvercomingPA,
  title={Overcoming Poor Attendance to First Scheduled Colonoscopy: A Randomized Trial of Peer Coach or Brochure Support},
  author={MSEd MA MACP Barbara J. Turner and Mark A Weiner and Sheila D. Berry and Karen Lillie and Kevin M. Fosnocht and Christopher S Hollenbeak},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={23},
  pages={58-63}
}
Among patients unlikely to attend a scheduled colonoscopy, we examined the impact of peer coach versus educational brochure support and compared these with concurrent patients who did not receive support. From health system data, we identified 275 consecutive patients aged >50 who kept <75% of visits to 4 primary care practices and scheduled for a first colonoscopy from February 1, 2005 to August 31, 2006. Using block randomization, we assigned consenting patients to a phone call by a peer… CONTINUE READING

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