Condition category
Respiratory
Date applied
29/09/2006
Date assigned
29/09/2006
Last edited
30/04/2010
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

Mr Raid AlShowair

ORCID ID

Contact details

School of Pharmacy
University of Bradford
Bradford BD7 1DP
Trinity Road
Bradford
BD5 0BB
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1274 233495

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0436165615

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To counsel patients on the use of their inhaler technique and to see if this improves asthma related quality of life.

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

Quality of life

Patient information sheet

Condition

Respiratory: Asthma

Intervention

50 patients in each of the three groups:
1. Intervention counselled
2. Intervention non-counselled
3. Control group

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Changes in inspiratory flow rates through MDIs
2. Changes in peak flow measurements
3. Scores from the asthma quality of life questionnaire (AQLQ)
4. Jones Morbidity Index score and answers to three questions on number of bottles of cough mixture, courses of antibiotics and number of prednisolone tablets taken in the past six months

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/05/2003

Overall trial end date

01/05/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

150

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/05/2003

Recruitment end date

01/05/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

School of Pharmacy
Bradford
BD5 0BB
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2006 Update - Department of Health

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

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (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

2007 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17629471

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Al-Showair RA, Tarsin WY, Assi KH, Pearson SB, Chrystyn H, Can all patients with COPD use the correct inhalation flow with all inhalers and does training help?, Respir Med, 2007, 101, 11, 2395-2401, doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2007.06.008.

Additional files

Editorial Notes