Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
16/02/2006
Date assigned
03/04/2006
Last edited
12/09/2011
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 Peter White

ORCID ID

Contact details

School of Health Professions
Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ
United Kingdom
pjw1@soton.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

05/Q1702/157

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Fourth-year medical student project.

Ethics approval

Approved by the Southampton and South West Hampshire Research Ethics Committee on 27/1/06, reference number: 05/Q1702/157

Study design

Qualitative and questionnaire-based design

Primary study design

Observational

Secondary study design

Other

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Pain

Intervention

Acupuncture

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

06/02/2006

Overall trial end date

01/10/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Aged between 18 and 80 (inclusive)
2. To have recently received acupuncture treatment

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

1st phase = 50, 2nd qualitative phase = 10, 3rd phase = 100

Participant exclusion criteria

Neurological impairment (no sensation)

Recruitment start date

06/02/2006

Recruitment end date

01/10/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

School of Health Professions
Southampton
SO17 1BJ
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

University of Southampton (UK)

Sponsor details

Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ
United Kingdom
jbk1@soton.ac.uk

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

Funders

Funder type

University/education

Funder name

University of Southampton (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

private sector organisation

Funding Body Subtype

academic

Location

United Kingdom

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

2008 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18576920

Publication citations

  1. Results

    White P, Bishop F, Hardy H, Abdollahian S, White A, Park J, Kaptchuk TJ, Lewith GT, Southampton needle sensation questionnaire: development and validation of a measure to gauge acupuncture needle sensation., J Altern Complement Med, 2008, 14, 4, 373-379, doi: 10.1089/acm.2007.0714.

Additional files

Editorial Notes