Condition category
Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
06/12/2013
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

Mr Max McCormick

ORCID ID

Contact details

ENT Department
Liverpool
Merseyside
L7 8XP
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0207097742

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does the use of the operating microscope cover decrease the number and type of bacteria found on the surgeon's gloves in otological procedures?

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

Otological procedures

Intervention

Prospective computer randomised controlled trial:
1. Operating microscope covers
2. Alcowipes

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

A reduction in time consumption and expense in applying operating microscope covers.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

17/05/2000

Overall trial end date

17/05/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

40 Patients.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

40

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

17/05/2000

Recruitment end date

17/05/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

ENT Department
Liverpool, Merseyside
L7 8XP
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

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals 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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes