Evaluation of the Use of Multimedia to Enhance Patient and Family Understanding
Based on an inter-professional approach to support a new role in patient care, this research
addresses both literacy and health literacy issues within the context of current challenges
to healthcare delivery and associated fragmentation in continuity of care. Patient
education is a key component in the delivery of comprehensive care and it is the potential
for on-line patient education that provides the basis for research.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Caregiver), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
A likert scale measuring the comprehension and retention of key concepts in the research study.
David Fleiszer, M.D.C.M., F.R.C.S (C).
McGill University Health Center
Canada: Ethics Review Committee