Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
21/09/2007
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 A Zermansky

ORCID ID

Contact details

Division of Academic Pharmacy Practice
School of Healthcare Studies
Baines Wing
University of Leeds
Leeds
LS2 9LN
United Kingdom
+44 (0)113 233 1256
a.g.zermansky@leeds.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0436118166

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

1. Improve quality of therapeutics care for elderly residents of homes
2. Reduce risk of adverse drug reactions and interactions
3. Improve economy of prescribing
4. Mental and physical well-being as measured by mini-mental state and Barthel scores respectively

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

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Medication review of elderly patients

Intervention

Random allocation to:
1. Standard treatment
2. Medication review

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Compare the number of changes made to repeat medication schedules between baseline and end data collection
2. The cost of repeat medications and the number per patient will be compared in this order of priority

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/2002

Overall trial end date

01/01/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients aged 65 or over and on at least one repeat medication at the time of identification and in a nursing or residential home.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Senior

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/2002

Recruitment end date

01/01/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Division of Academic Pharmacy Practice
Leeds
LS2 9LN
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

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation 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

Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=pubmed&Cmd=ShowDetailView&TermToSearch=16905764

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Zermansky AG, Alldred DP, Petty DR, Raynor DK, Freemantle N, Eastaugh J, Bowie P, Clinical medication review by a pharmacist of elderly people living in care homes--randomised controlled trial., Age Ageing, 2006, 35, 6, 586-591, doi: 10.1093/ageing/afl075.

Additional files

Editorial Notes