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The demise of a planned randomised controlled trial in an urban Aboriginal Medical Service

Sibthorpe, Beverly; Bailie, Ross; Brady, Margaret; Ball, S; Sumnerdodd, Polly; Hall, Wayne

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To fill a gap in knowledge about the effectiveness of brief intervention for hazardous alcohol use among Indigenous Australians, we attempted to implement a randomised controlled trial in an urban Aboriginal Medical Service (AMS) as a joint AMS-university partnership. Because of low numbers of potential participants being screened, the RCT was abandoned in favour of a two-part "demonstration project". Only 16 clients were recruited for follow-up in six-months, and the trial was terminated....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/68104
Source: Medical Journal of Australia

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