Condition category
Haematological Disorders
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
14/09/2007
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 Elisabeth Logan

ORCID ID

Contact details

The King's Mill Centre (NHS Trust)
Mansfield Road
Sutton in Ashfield
Nottingham
NG17 4JL
United Kingdom
elisabeth.logan@kmc-tr.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

Imp 15-4 Logan

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

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

GP practices

Trial type

Quality of life

Patient information sheet

Condition

Iron deficiency anaemia

Intervention

FCB reports for practices in the control arm received a standard haematologist comment "consistent with iron deficiency anaemia - ? cause". Those for practices in the intervention arm were printed with a brief guideline, "consistent with iron deficiency anaemia - ? cause. Suggest treat with ferrous sulphate, 200 mg three times a day (tds) for 4 months but check response in 3 - 4 weeks. Simultaneously investigate cause, consider barium enema to exclude colorectal problems."

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

01/03/1997

Overall trial end date

01/01/2000

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

All general practices within the health communities of two district general hospitals. Patients presenting to their GP's were included if they were men over 20 years or women over 50 with a full blood count showing Hb 12g/dl or less (men) or 11g/dl (women) together with a reduced mean cell volume (MCV) and a red cell count not exceeding 5.5 x 1012/l.

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

01/03/1997

Recruitment end date

01/01/2000

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

The King's Mill Centre (NHS Trust)
Nottingham
NG17 4JL
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHS R&D 'Time-Limited' National Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Evaluation of Methods to Promote the Implementation of Research Findings (National Programme) (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=12357013

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Logan EC, Yates JM, Stewart RM, Fielding K, Kendrick D, Investigation and management of iron deficiency anaemia in general practice: a cluster randomised controlled trial of a simple management prompt., Postgrad Med J, 2002, 78, 923, 533-537.

Additional files

Editorial Notes