Condition category
Respiratory
Date applied
29/09/2006
Date assigned
29/09/2006
Last edited
28/02/2014
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 David Derry

ORCID ID

Contact details

C/O Research and Effectiveness Department
Level 1 Old Building
Bristol Royal Infirmary
Marlborough Street
Bristol
BS2 8HW
United Kingdom
+44 (0)117 928 3473

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0264167246

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does using a handheld fan to blow air over the face, with a wet-wipe to increase facial cooling, result in improved exercise capacity or speed subjective recovery time in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?

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

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Respiratory: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Intervention

Randomised Controlled trial. Patients allocated to:
1. Fan and wipe or
2. Empty handed in walk test

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Distance walked in incremental shuttle walk test
2. Subjective recovery time

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

22/08/2005

Overall trial end date

30/08/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients with COPD due to attend pulmonary rehabilitation programme, previous attendees who have expressed an interest in participating in research and patients attending respiratory out-patients clinic

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

32

Participant exclusion criteria

Exacerbation of COPD or changed medication in previous 4 weeks or those receiving long term oxygen therapy, other condition which limits exercise testing.

Recruitment start date

22/08/2005

Recruitment end date

30/08/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

C/O Research and Effectiveness Department
Bristol
BS2 8HW
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2006 Update - Department of Health

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.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Not defined

Funder name

United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust (UK) - NHS R&D Support Funding

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