Condition category
Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning
Date applied
09/10/2002
Date assigned
09/10/2002
Last edited
01/07/2009
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

Mr KK Tuet

ORCID ID

Contact details

Physiotherapy Department
Grantham Hospital
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-
Hong Kong
+852 (0)2518 2676

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

422018

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

Gerentology, orthopaedics

Intervention

The patients will be randomized into two groups:
1. EHRP Group, the study group, where the patient is discharged (within 2-3 weeks post-surgery) when he/she could walk independently with a quadripod
2. TRP Group, the control group, where the patient is discharged (within 4-5 weeks post-surgery) when he/she could walk independently with a stick or without any other walking aids

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

01/04/2001

Overall trial end date

30/04/2002

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Geriatric patients less than 85 years of age with femoral-neck fractures
2. Patients who had Austin Moore Arthroplasty, Cemented Thompson replacement, internal fixation with hip screws or dynamic hip screw surgery
3. Patients who, pre-morbidly, could walk without support or with a stick
4. Patients with no active medical problems detected
5. Practice full weight bearing walking immediate post-operation, and
6. Patients living with family members

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration.

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not meet inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/04/2001

Recruitment end date

30/04/2002

Locations

Countries of recruitment

China

Trial participating centre

Physiotherapy Department
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-
Hong Kong

Sponsor information

Organisation

Hong Kong Health Services Research Fund (Hong Kong)

Sponsor details

Health Welfare and Food Bureau
Government Secretariat
HKSAR
20th floor Murray Building
Garden Road
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-
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

Not defined

Funder name

Hong Kong Health Services Research Fund

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