Condition category
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
15/05/2009
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 AEP Heazell

ORCID ID

Contact details

City Hospital
Dudley Road
Birmingham
B18 7QH
United Kingdom
+44 (0)121 554 3801

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0064122129

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

The study has a null hypothesis that acupressure does not affect the outcome of patients with nausea and vomiting in pregnancy as measured by objective indices.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Prospective single-blind randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Pregnancy and Childbirth: Nausea and vomiting

Intervention

Acupressure vs no acupressure

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/12/2002

Overall trial end date

01/07/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

120 patients will be recruited

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

120

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/12/2002

Recruitment end date

01/07/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

City Hospital
Birmingham
B18 7QH
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust - City Hospital (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

2006 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16522418

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Heazell A, Thorneycroft J, Walton V, Etherington I, Acupressure for the in-patient treatment of nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy: a randomized control trial., Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol., 2006, 194, 3, 815-820, doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2005.08.042.

Additional files

Editorial Notes