Condition category
Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning
Date applied
20/07/2006
Date assigned
25/08/2006
Last edited
25/08/2006
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 Luc de Witte

ORCID ID

Contact details

Zandbergsweg 111
Hoensbroek
6432 CC
Netherlands
+31 (0) 45 523 75 47
lp.dewitte@irv.nl

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

13650008

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

EMIFPPGNHP

Study hypothesis

Implementation of a multifactorial intervention on fall prevention in psycho-geriatric nursing home patients will decrease the number of falls.

Ethics approval

Medical Research Ethics Committee (METC) SRL/iRv (reference number: 030016), approval received on the 13th November 2003.

Study design

Interventional, randomised, controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Prevention

Patient information sheet

Condition

Falls and fall-related injuries

Intervention

Intervention group: applying a general medical assesment and an additional specific Fall Risk Evaluation (FRET) targeting general (institute-related) and specific (patient-related) fall preventive activities.

Control group: usual care.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Number of falls

Secondary outcome measures

Number of fall-related injuries

Overall trial start date

01/11/2003

Overall trial end date

01/03/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Psycho-geriatric nursing home patients

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Senior

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

360

Participant exclusion criteria

Somatic patients

Recruitment start date

01/11/2003

Recruitment end date

01/03/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Netherlands

Trial participating centre

Zandbergsweg 111
Hoensbroek
6432 CC
Netherlands

Sponsor information

Organisation

Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (The Netherlands)

Sponsor details

P.O 93245
Den Haag
2509 AE
Netherlands
+31 (0) 70 349 51 11
info@zonmw.nl

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.zonmw.nl

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) (grant number: 13650008).

Alternative name(s)

Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development

Funding Body Type

private sector organisation

Funding Body Subtype

other non-profit

Location

Netherlands

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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes