Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
11/08/2006
Date assigned
29/01/2007
Last edited
27/07/2009
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

Prof Claudia Spies

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin
Augustenburgerplatz 1
Berlin
13353
Germany
+49 (030) 450 551001
anaesth@charite.de

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Tobacco-study

Study hypothesis

'We want to investigate whether a 20 to 30 minutes counselling in smokers followed by four 5 to 15 minutes booster session by telephone leads to a significant reduction in the number of cigarettes in smokers ambivalent concerning their smoking and a significant rate of abstaining in those smokers who actively try to quit smoking.

Ethics approval

Approval gained from the local ethics committee (Ethics board committee, Charité University Medical School, Berlin).

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

Smoking addiction

Intervention

A 20 to 30 minutes counselling session followed by four 5 to 15 minutes booster session by telephone versus care as usual.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Significant rates of abstainers in those smokers who actively try to quit smoking.

Secondary outcome measures

Reduction in the number of cigarettes in smokers ambivalent concerning their smoking.

Overall trial start date

01/10/2005

Overall trial end date

01/04/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Patients in an emergency department
2. Aged over 18

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

1000

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Under 18 years of age
2. Altered mental status that precluded consent
3. Medically unstable
4. In significant pain
5. Were intoxicated by alcohol or drugs
6. Were non-German speaking

Recruitment start date

01/10/2005

Recruitment end date

01/04/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Germany

Trial participating centre

Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
Berlin
13353
Germany

Sponsor information

Organisation

Charité - University Medicine Berlin (Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin) (Germany)

Sponsor details

c/o Prof. Claudia Spies
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
Augustenburgerplatz 1
Berlin
13353
Germany

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

http://www.charite.de/ch/anaest/

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Deutsche Krebshilfe (German Cancer Aid) (Germany)

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

2009 results in http://ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/pubmed/19528043

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes