Condition category
Eye Diseases
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
11/04/2014
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

Ms Jean Middleton

ORCID ID

Contact details

Accident & Emergency OPD Department
Royal Eye Infirmary
Dale Road
Mutley
Plymouth
PL4 6PL
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0185146360

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To identify what is best practice for removal of corneal rust, ensuring that patient care is not compromised.

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

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Eye Diseases: Corneal damage

Intervention

Patients will be randomly allocated 2 or 5 days using sealed envelopes.
The following will be undertaken: 1.Case History, 2.Visual Acuity, 3. Examination: Slit lamp bio microscopy 4. Check whether patient fits criteria, 5. ask patient to participate, give patient information sheet, obtain consent. 6. Nurse practitioner opens envelope to identify 2 or 5 days. 7. Size and depth of foreign body will be measured and documented. 8. Other signs, symptoms documented eg inflammation. 9. pain score 1-10 analogue scale 10. procedure of removal 11. measurement of rust remaining 12 treatment given i.e medication, whether padded 13, follow up appointment according to random allocation 14 repeat visits to follow above procedure 15 telephone call to be made if follow up appointment not attended.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Aims & Objectives: To identify what is the best practice for removal of cornea rust, ensuring that patient care is not compromised. To compare differences in discomfort felt by the patient and healing process of the cornea when visits are at 2 or 5 day intervals. Study endpoints: To compare ease and completion of removal of cornea rust.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

27/02/2003

Overall trial end date

28/02/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

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

27/02/2003

Recruitment end date

28/02/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Accident & Emergency OPD Department
Plymouth
PL4 6PL
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

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.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust (UK), Own Account

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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes