Condition category
Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
18/12/2009
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Prof Ian Watt

ORCID ID

Contact details

University of York
Dept of Health Studies Genesis 6
York Science Park
University Road
York
YO10 5DQ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1904 434 104
iswl@york.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

PCC1038C 029R00143 WATT R&D

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

The hypothesis to be tested is: patients who have sustained a first hip fracture will use hip protectors and this will prevent a second hip fracture.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Prevention

Patient information sheet

Condition

Musculoskeletal injury; secondary hip fractures

Intervention

Not provided at time of registration

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Patients will be followed up for a median of 18 months for the occurrence of second hip fracture. Quality of life changes are also being measured using the SF12 and the EuroQol

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

30/09/1998

Overall trial end date

31/12/2000

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients who have sustained a first hip fracture and have been admitted to the Hull Royal Infirmary within the last 2 years

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Senior

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

366 (added 18/12/09)

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not meet inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

30/09/1998

Recruitment end date

31/12/2000

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

University of York
York
YO10 5DQ
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

NHS Executive Northern and Yorkshire (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2003 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12851191

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Birks YF, Hildreth R, Campbell P, Sharpe C, Torgerson DJ, Watt I, Randomised controlled trial of hip protectors for the prevention of second hip fractures., Age Ageing, 2003, 32, 4, 442-444.

Additional files

Editorial Notes