Condition category
Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
01/06/2009
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

Dr J Wardrope

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine
Northern General Hospital
Sheffield
S5 7AU
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To compare the package of the care for patients with minor injuries provided by nurse practitioners with that provided by junior doctors.

Ethics approval

Ethical approval was obtained for the study from the local research ethics committee.

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Burns

Intervention

Care by junior doctor versus care by nurse practitioner

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Adequacy of care provided by the nurse practitioner or junior doctor.

Secondary outcome measures

1. Patient's satisfaction with the quality of their care
2. Improvement and return to usual activities
3. Need for unplanned follow-up

Overall trial start date

10/02/1997

Overall trial end date

04/08/1997

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients presenting at accident and emergency department with minor injuries.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

10/02/1997

Recruitment end date

04/08/1997

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine
Sheffield
S5 7AU
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

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive Trent (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

1999 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10533859

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Sakr M, Angus J, Perrin J, Nixon C, Nicholl J, Wardrope J, Care of minor injuries by emergency nurse practitioners or junior doctors: a randomised controlled trial., Lancet, 1999, 354, 9187, 1321-1326.

Additional files

Editorial Notes