Condition category
Circulatory System
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
03/12/2008
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 Miriam Woodman

ORCID ID

Contact details

Manchester Health Authority
Department of Public Health
Gateway House
Piccadilly South
Manchester
M60 9PL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)161 237 2000

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

RHC28102

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

FASTAR

Study hypothesis

To evaluate the costs and benefits for patients with stroke, their carers and the NHS of an acute assessment team and a home care rehabilitation team.

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

Cardiovascular diseases: Cerebrovascular disease

Intervention

1. Provision of an acute assessment team and a home care rehabilitation team
2. Standard care

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. All cause mortality
2. Functional Status
3. Length of hospital stay
4. Cause specific mortality
5. Morbidity
6. Time from admission to fit for discharge
7. Quality of life (patients and carers)

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/11/1999

Overall trial end date

01/11/2002

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients admitted to North Manchester General Hospital or Stepping Hill within 48 hrs of onset of a new clinical diagnosis of stroke

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

01/11/2002

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Manchester Health Authority
Manchester
M60 9PL
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

Not defined

Funder name

NHS Executive North 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

2005 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15955756

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Dey P, Woodman M, Gibbs A, Steele R, Stocks SJ, Wagstaff S, Khanna V, Chaudhuri MD, Early assessment by a mobile stroke team: a randomised controlled trial., Age Ageing, 2005, 34, 4, 331-338, doi: 10.1093/ageing/afi102.

Additional files

Editorial Notes