Condition category
Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
19/09/2013
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

Prof Rose Anne Kenny

ORCID ID

Contact details

Royal Victoria Infirmary
Dept of Geriatric Medicine Ward 15 Offices
Queen Victoria Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4LP
United Kingdom
+44 (0)191 232 5894

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

RRCC53R RES/1805/7002

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

SAFER2

Study hypothesis

To identify the risk factors for falling in 88% of unexplained or recurrent falls.

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

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Injury, occupational diseases, poisoning: Musculoskeletal injury

Intervention

1. Post-fall assessment and intervention strategy
2. Conventional treatment from a casualty department

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

The number of patients who fall within 1 year. This information will be collected prospectively by a fall diary completed and returned weekly by the informant. Primary outcome will be the number of patients falling in a year.

Secondary outcome measures

Mortality, injury, hospitalisation and quality of life.

Overall trial start date

27/07/1998

Overall trial end date

27/04/2001

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

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

27/07/1998

Recruitment end date

27/04/2001

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Royal Victoria Infirmary
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4LP
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 Northern and Yorkshire (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