Condition category
Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
16/01/2014
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 Denise Kendrick

ORCID ID

Contact details

Division of General Practice
University of Nottingham
University Hospital
Queens Medical Centre
Nottingham
NG7 2UH
United Kingdom
+44 (0)115 970 9389
denise.kendrick@nottingham.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

RBK99XX4

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To assess the effectiveness of health visitor safety advice coupled with access to low cost safety equipment for low income families with children under 5, living in deprived areas.

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

Prevention

Patient information sheet

Condition

Injury

Intervention

The intervention group will receive a 20 min safety consultation with the health visitor based on the principles used in adult learning, plus opportunistic reinforcement of safety education at future consultations. Low cost equipment available will include stair gates, fireguards, smoke alarms, cupboard locks and window catches. Control group received standard care.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Primary outcome measure: the proportion of families in which at least one child experiences a medically attended unintentional injury (primary and secondary care).

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/11/1999

Overall trial end date

30/04/2002

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

All families with children under 5 in practices with a Townsend score of >0.

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

01/11/1999

Recruitment end date

30/04/2002

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Division of General Practice
Nottingham
NG7 2UH
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive Trent (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

2005 results in: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15604156

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Watson M, Kendrick D, Coupland C, Woods A, Futers D, Robinson J, Providing child safety equipment to prevent injuries: randomised controlled trial., BMJ, 2005, 330, 7484, 178, doi: 10.1136/bmj.38309.664444.8F.

Additional files

Editorial Notes