Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
16/09/2014
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 Alan Hakim

ORCID ID

Contact details

Consultant Rheumatologist
Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust
Whipps Cross Hospital
Whipps Cross Road
London
E11 1NR
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0080120591

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To determine the health outcomes of patients referred directly to an ESP service for back pain and to assess the cost effectiveness of an ESP service.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Prospective randomised pilot study

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Musculoskeletal Diseases: Back pain

Intervention

Initial assessment by triage clinician.

Three arms of study:
1. Specialist
2. Extended Scope Physio triage who randomises groups to controls or ESP cases
3. Secondary care physiotherapist

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Results from this study will provide evidence for service development in back pain management

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/02/2003

Overall trial end date

01/08/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients are eligible for this study if acute back pain from 2-12 weeks duration or chronic mechanical pain >12.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

80 patients

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/02/2003

Recruitment end date

01/08/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Consultant Rheumatologist
London
E11 1NR
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

Government

Funder name

Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS 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