Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
15/07/2002
Date assigned
15/07/2002
Last edited
05/01/2011
Prospective/Retrospective
Prospectively 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 Alison Hammond

ORCID ID

Contact details

Rheumatology
Derbyshire Royal Infirmary
London Road
Derby
DE1 2QY
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1332 347141
alison.hammond@sdah-tr.trent.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

H0598

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

ROTA

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

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

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

Intervention

1. Treatment group:
Four x 1 h individual appointments, 2 h education programme, two x 1 h review appointments at 6 and 12 months. Individual assessment: Activities of daily living assessment and relevant training, provision of assistive devices; hand assessment plus training in joint protection, hand exercises and splint provision as necessary; relevant advice on work, leisure, information about RA and its management, foot care, upper and lower limb exercises, posture advice. Psychosocial support.

2. Control group:
Usual rheumatology out-patient care (ie clinic appointments and referral to physiotherapy and occupational therapy if essential).

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

01/01/2003

Overall trial end date

31/12/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis by a Consultant Rheumatologist within last 2.5 years
2. Willing to attend for regular appointments
3. Stable on medical treatment or about to enter the agreed North Thames Rheumatology Audit Group treatment protocol

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

01/01/2003

Recruitment end date

31/12/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Rheumatology
Derby
DE1 2QY
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Arthritis Research Campaign (ARC) (UK)

Sponsor details

Copeman House
St Mary's Gate
Chesterfield
S41 7TD
United Kingdom
+44 (0)300 790 0400
enquiries@arthritisresearchuk.org

Sponsor type

Charity

Website

http://www.arc.org.uk

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Arthritis Research Campaign (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

2004 results on http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14672887

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Hammond A, Young A, Kidao R, A randomised controlled trial of occupational therapy for people with early rheumatoid arthritis., Ann. Rheum. Dis., 2004, 63, 1, 23-30.

Additional files

Editorial Notes