Table 2

Data collection process
Method Data collected
Baseline patient visit to Glaucoma Clinic
Structured interview Medical history and social demographics (including: age, gender, IMD, education, employment, marital status, family history of glaucoma)
Baseline Questionnaire (Completed at home) Satisfaction with Information about Medicines
Resources log Time spent with GSA (in minutes)
Medical notes Intraocular pressure measurement
Visit 2
Visit 2 Questionnaire (Completed at home) Satisfaction with Information about Medicines
Morisky Medication Adherence Score
Frequency of Missed Dose Score
Possible predictors of adherence. e.g. do you apply your own drops or does somebody help you?
GSA Evaluation Questionnaire (for intervention group only and completed at home) Satisfaction with Education and Support from GSAs
Resources log Time spent with GSA (in minutes)
Time spent with Clinician (in minutes)
Medical notes Intraocular pressure measurement
Visit 3
Visit 3 Questionnaire Satisfaction with Information about Medicines
Morisky Medication Adherence Score
Frequency of Missed Dose Score
Possible predictors of adherence. e.g. do you apply your own drops or does somebody help you?
Resources log Time spent with GSA (in minutes)
Time spent with Clinician (in minutes)
Medical notes Intraocular pressure measurement
Duration of study
Resources log Time spent with GSA on help-line telephone calls
Evaluation of TDA data Percentage adherence score using TDA
Prescription data capture Repeat prescription count

Cate et al.

Cate et al. BMC Ophthalmology 2012 12:57   doi:10.1186/1471-2415-12-57

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