Condition category
Respiratory
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
01/06/2009
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 Jadwiga Wedzicha

ORCID ID

Contact details

Academic Department of Respiratory Medicine
St. Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry
The London Chest Hospital
Bonner Road
London
E2 9JX
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

The study protocol was approved by the East London and City Health Authority Ethics Committee and all patients gave written consent.

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Respiratory tract diseases: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Intervention

1. Exercise plus education
2. Education alone (control)
Education and exercise programmes for the moderately disabled patients were carried out in a hospital out-patient setting. Severely disabled patients were all treated at home. Those in the exercise group received an individualised training programme.

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

01/01/1995

Overall trial end date

01/03/1998

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

COPD patients

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

01/01/1995

Recruitment end date

01/03/1998

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Academic Department of Respiratory Medicine
London
E2 9JX
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHS R&D 'Time-Limited' National Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Physical and Complex Disabilities National Research and Development Programme (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

1998 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9727786

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Wedzicha JA, Bestall JC, Garrod R, Garnham R, Paul EA, Jones PW, Randomized controlled trial of pulmonary rehabilitation in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients, stratified with the MRC dyspnoea scale., Eur. Respir. J., 1998, 12, 2, 363-369.

Additional files

Editorial Notes