Condition category
Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning
Date applied
10/10/2002
Date assigned
10/10/2002
Last edited
02/07/2009
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

Dr WS Poon

ORCID ID

Contact details

Division of Neurosurgery
Department of Surgery
Prince of Wales Hospital
Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Hong Kong

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

531019

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

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Traumatic brain injury

Intervention

Head injured patients were randomised into the conventional group and the intensive group:
1. Subjects belonging to the conventional group underwent the usual programme of physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy 2 hours a day, 5.5 days a week
2. For those in the intensive group, therapy time was doubled to 4 hours per day without changing the content of the therapy

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

01/01/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Moderate (Glasgow Coma Score [GCS] 9 - 12) and severe (GCS 8/15) traumatic brain injury
2. Aged from 12 to 65 years old

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Other

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not match inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/01/2002

Recruitment end date

01/01/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Hong Kong

Trial participating centre

Division of Neurosurgery
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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

Government

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

2007 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17653942

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Zhu XL, Poon WS, Chan CC, Chan SS, Does intensive rehabilitation improve the functional outcome of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI)? A randomized controlled trial., Brain Inj, 2007, 21, 7, 681-690, doi: 10.1080/02699050701468941.

Additional files

Editorial Notes