Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
23/05/2008
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 Rebecca Dunn

ORCID ID

Contact details

St Martin's Hospital
Midford Road
Bath
BA2 5RP
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

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

Unplanned hospital re-admission in patients recently discharged from geriatric Wards

Intervention

1. A single visit from a health visitor at 72 hours in addition to normal follow-up services
2. Normal follow-up services

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

10/01/1992

Overall trial end date

31/01/1993

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients of St Martin's Hospital geriatric wards that were being discharged home

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Senior

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Added as of 23/05/2008: 204

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

10/01/1992

Recruitment end date

31/01/1993

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

St Martin's Hospital
Bath
BA2 5RP
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 South West (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

Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15374310

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Dunn RB, Lewis PA, Vetter NJ, Guy PM, Hardman CS, Jones RW, Health visitor intervention to reduce days of unplanned hospital re-admission in patients recently discharged from geriatric wards: the results of a randomised controlled study., Arch Gerontol Geriatr, 18, 1, 15-23.

Additional files

Editorial Notes