Condition category
Nervous System Diseases
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
21/02/2008
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

Ms B Porter

ORCID ID

Contact details

Neurorehabilitation
National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
Queen Square
London
WC1N 3BG
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0263115172

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Is there a difference between patients and carer perception of management of MS relapse in outpatients department versus home?

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

Nervous System Diseases: Multiple sclerosis (MS)

Intervention

Treatment in outpatients department versus home

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Patient and carer perception of management of MS relapse.

Secondary outcome measures

Other measures include patients' safety, MS impact scores and cost of health case resources.

Overall trial start date

01/09/2002

Overall trial end date

01/12/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

164 Patients from Neurology.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

164

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/09/2002

Recruitment end date

01/12/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Neurorehabilitation
London
WC1N 3BG
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

University College London Hospitals 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

2006 results on http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16781986

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Chataway J, Porter B, Riazi A, Heaney D, Watt H, Hobart J, Thompson A, Home versus outpatient administration of intravenous steroids for multiple-sclerosis relapses: a randomised controlled trial., Lancet Neurol, 2006, 5, 7, 565-571, doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(06)70450-1.

Additional files

Editorial Notes