Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
10/10/2002
Date assigned
10/10/2002
Last edited
31/05/2011
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 J Woo

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Medicine & Therapeutics
Prince of Wales Hospital
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin
-
Hong Kong

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

831015

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

Hospitals

Trial type

Prevention

Patient information sheet

Condition

Orthopaedics, rheumatology, gerentology

Intervention

Subjects will be randomly assigned to either a control or study group:
1. The study group will wear hip protectors developed in Australia for a year
2. The control group will not

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

01/01/2002

Overall trial end date

01/01/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Patients residing in non-acute HA long-term care institutions that are at risk from falls and are ambulant
2. Elderly patients of 70 years or older, with a previous history of falling and who are not bed-ridden

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

01/01/2002

Recruitment end date

01/01/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Hong Kong

Trial participating centre

Department of Medicine & Therapeutics
Shatin
-
Hong Kong

Sponsor information

Organisation

Hong Kong Health Services Research Fund (China)

Sponsor details

Health Welfare and Food Bureau
Government Secretariat
HKSAR
20th floor Murray Building
Garden Road
-
-
Hong Kong
+852 (0)2973 8288
hsrf@hwfb.gov.hk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.fhb.gov.hk/grants/english/funds/funds_hhsrf/funds_hhsrf_abt/funds_hhsrf_abt.html

Funders

Funder type

Research organisation

Funder name

Hong Kong Health Services Research Fund (Hong Kong)

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

2003 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=pubmed&Cmd=ShowDetailView&TermToSearch=12625661

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Woo J, Sum C, Yiu HH, Ip K, Chung L, Ho L, Efficacy of a specially designed hip protector for hip fracture prevention and compliance with use in elderly Hong Kong Chinese., Clin Rehabil, 2003, 17, 2, 203-205.

Additional files

Editorial Notes