Condition category
Respiratory
Date applied
22/08/2005
Date assigned
08/09/2005
Last edited
14/12/2010
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 Frances Mair

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of General Practice and Primary Care
Division of Community-based Sciences
1 Horselethill Road
University of Glasgow
Glasgow
G12 9LX
United Kingdom
fm46c@clinmed.gla.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

ACTRIGHT

Study hypothesis

To compare a telecare intervention with traditional home care delivered by nurses to patients with acute exacerbations of COAD

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

Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease (COAD)

Intervention

Telecare delivered in patient's own home versus traditional nurse visits.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Respiratory-related Quality of Life
2. Economic outcomes

Secondary outcome measures

1. Nurse and patient satisfaction measures
2. Quality and reliability of equipment

Overall trial start date

01/10/2001

Overall trial end date

30/09/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients referred to Accident and Emergency (A&E) for assessment, following exacerbation of COAD. Inclusion criteria include forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) <80% predicted, Systolic blood pressure (BP) >100 mmHg, pH >7.4, pO2 >6.7 kPa

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

200 across intervention (telecare) and control (home care) arms

Participant exclusion criteria

Exclusion criteria include pneumothorax, uncontrolled left ventricular failure (LVF), acute electrocardiogram (ECG) changes, asthma, pneumonia, and previous participation in trial.

Recruitment start date

01/10/2001

Recruitment end date

30/09/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of General Practice and Primary Care
Glasgow
G12 9LX
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

North Liverpool Primary Care Trust (UK)

Sponsor details

Cottage 2
Newhall Campus
Longmoor Lane
Liverpool
L10 1LD
United Kingdom
+44 (0)151 293 1900
enquiries@northliverpoolpct.nhs.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Modernisation Fund

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

NHS R&D Support Funding

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

1. 2005 preliminary results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16036011
2. 2008 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18583448

Publication citations

  1. Preliminary results

    Mair FS, Goldstein P, May C, Angus R, Shiels C, Hibbert D, O'Connor J, Boland A, Roberts C, Haycox A, Capewell S, Patient and provider perspectives on home telecare: preliminary results from a randomized controlled trial., J Telemed Telecare, 2005, 11 Suppl 1, 95-97, doi: 10.1258/1357633054461976.

  2. Results

    Mair FS, Hiscock J, Beaton SC, Understanding factors that inhibit or promote the utilization of telecare in chronic lung disease., Chronic Illn, 2008, 4, 2, 110-117, doi: 10.1177/1742395308092482.

Additional files

Editorial Notes