Computers vs brochures to increase cancer screening

04/2/2013 | American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Comparing two clinic-based interventions to stimulate patient-reported colorectal cancer (CRC) screening discussions between African-American patients and their primary care physicians, researchers found that the computer-delivered tailored intervention was more successful than a nontailored information brochure. Those who received the computer-delivered intervention were more likely to discuss a CRC screening test with their physician, and were also more likely to schedule the test during the visit. (Available for CME credit.)

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