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Register: German Clinical Trials Register
Last refreshed on: 21 May 2019
Main ID:  DRKS00013076
Date of registration: 29/09/2017
Prospective Registration: Yes
Primary sponsor: Institut für Allgemeinmedizin Universitätsmedizin Göttingen
Public title: Digital communication assistance tool for non-German speaking patients in border refugee camp Friedland - a feasibility study
Scientific title: Digital communication assistance tool for non-German speaking patients in border refugee camp Friedland - a feasibility study - DICTUM-Friedland
Date of first enrolment: 01/11/2017
Target sample size: 880
Recruitment status: Complete: follow-up complete
URL:  http://www.drks.de/DRKS00013076
Study type:  interventional
Study design:  Allocation: Non-randomized controlled trial;. Masking: Open (masking not used). Control: Control group receives no treatment. Assignment: Other. Study design purpose: Other;  
Phase:  N/A
Countries of recruitment
Germany
Contacts
Name: Anne    Simmenroth
Address:  Humboldtallee 38 37073 Göttingen Germany
Telephone: +49 (0) 551 39-22647
Email: asimmen@gwdg.de
Affiliation:  Institut für Allgemeinmedizin Universitätsmedizin Göttingen
Name: Evelyn    Kleinert
Address:  Humboldtallee 38 37073 Göttingen Germany
Telephone: +49 (0) 551 39-65302
Email: evelyn.kleinert@med.uni-goettingen.de
Affiliation:  Institut für Allgemeinmedizin Universitätsmedizin GöttingenGeorg-August-Universität
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria: People who use the service of the First Aid Station at the transit border camp Friedland
Exclusion criteria: Patients who do not understand any of the 13 languages / dialects can only participate in the control group

Age minimum: no minimum age
Age maximum: no maximum age
Gender: Both, male and female
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
primary medical care
Intervention(s)
Intervention 1: Patients who speak one of the 13 available languages and use the digital communication assistance tool for the purpose of medical history Intervention 2: Patients who do not use the digital communication assistance tool because they do not speak any of the 13 available languages or for other reasons
Primary Outcome(s)
What?: Applicability and reliability of the digital communication assistance tool

What exactly? Test run without patients: Troubleshooting and verification upon the completeness regarding the questions for medical history
When?: 09/2017 (before use in patients)
How?: Feedback from doctors (in writing, by telephone and verbal = no scientific question only feedback)

AND

What exactly? Consistency of medical impression (clinical picture) and software-generated ICPC-2 code
When?: During the entire duration oft he project
How?: Comparison of the ICPC-2 codes generated by the tool and the medical diagnoses (ICD10)
Secondary Outcome(s)
What? Rate of re-consultation, mutual understanding & costs
When?: One year after starting the intervention (11/2018, for all patients)
How?: Registration at each consultation; questionnaires for patients, doctors and practice staff, qualitative interviews with doctors and practice staff
Secondary ID(s)
16/3/17
U1111-1202-5973
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Europäischer Sozialfonds (ESF)
Niedersächsisches Landesamt für Soziales, Jugend und Familie
Robert-Bosch-Stiftung
Secondary Sponsor(s)
Ethics review
Status: approved
Approval date:
Contact:
(leading) Ethics Committee-No. (Ethik-Kommission der Medizinischen Fakultät der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
Results
Results available:
Date Posted:
Date Completed: 31/12/2018
URL:
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