PITCH Diary

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Document Provider:
Document available on HTA Website
Developer:
S Hollinghurst & T J Peters
Contact Details:
Copyright:
Copyright 2012 NIHR, HTA. The text and layout of HTA publications is Copyright Queen's Printer and Controller of HMSO 2012
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom

Study Completed:
Yes
Year:
2009

DIRUM ID:
70
DIRUM Listing:
09/10/2012

Disease Categories

Infectious disease

Populations - Age

Age Range: 1 - 6

Populations - Sex

Male and Female

Administration Methods

In person
Via telephone

Instrument Types

Diary

Person(s) Completing Instrument

Parent/carer

Settings of Care

Community

Nature of Intervention

Drug

Items of Resource Being Measured

GP
Inpatient
Outpatient
Medication
NHS direct
NHS walk-in centres

Other Characterisation Details

Frequency Of Economic Data Collection - 2 days
Maximum Recall Period - < 1 week

Primary References

Hey AD, Redmond NM, Costelloe C, Montgomery AA, Fletcher M, Hollinghurst S et al., Paracetamol and ibuprofen for the treatment of fever in children: the PITCH randomised controlled trial, Health Technology Assessment, 2009, 13, 1-163

DOI: 10.3310/hta13270

Piloting of questionnaires for patient / carer completion



Conditions of Use

  • With written permission of copyright holder
  • Other - This work was funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme (project number 03/09/01) and was published in full in Health Technology Assessment. The views and opinions expressed therein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the HTA programme, NIHR, NHS or the Department of Health

Supporting Materials

  • Other - Appendix 25 of document gives a standard operating procedure for nurses on hopw to explain the diary to patient carers.

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