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Rational prescribing in primary care (Rasjonell legemiddelforskrivning i allmennpraksis )
ISRCTN ISRCTN48751230
DOI 10.1186/ISRCTN48751230
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier
EudraCT number
Public title Rational prescribing in primary care (Rasjonell legemiddelforskrivning i allmennpraksis )
Scientific title
Acronym RaPP
Serial number at source HF-004
Study hypothesis To evaluate the effects of a tailored intervention to support the implementation of systematically developed guidelines for the use of antihypertensive and cholesterol-lowering drugs for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Lay summary
Ethics approval Not provided at time of registration
Study design Randomised controlled trial
Countries of recruitment Norway
Disease/condition/study domain Hypertension and hyperlipidaemia
Participants - inclusion criteria Primary care practices in two parts of Norway.
Participants - exclusion criteria Not provided at time of registration
Anticipated start date 01/01/2001
Anticipated end date 01/01/2002
Status of trial Completed
Patient information material
Target number of participants 146 general practices
Interventions Tailor-made intervention (outreach visit, audit & feedback, computerised reminders) versus passive distribution of guidelines
Primary outcome measure(s) Not provided at time of registration
Secondary outcome measure(s) Not provided at time of registration
Sources of funding Norwegian Ministry of Health (Norway)
Trial website
Publications 1. Protocol in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12657163
2. Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16737346
Contact name Dr  Atle  Fretheim
  Address Department of Health Services Research
Norwegian Directorate of Health and Social Welfare
PO Box 8054 Dep
  City/town Oslo
  Zip/Postcode N-0031
  Country Norway
  Tel +47 24 16 32 96
  Email Atle.fretheim@shdir.no
Sponsor Norwegian Directorate of Health and Social Welfare (Norway)
  Address Post box 8054 Dep
  City/town Oslo
  Zip/Postcode N-0031
  Country Norway
  Tel +47 22 24 65 00
  Fax +47 22 24 66 39
  Email post@rusdir.no
Date applied 06/11/2002
Last edited 11/04/2008
Date ISRCTN assigned 06/11/2002
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