Examination and Treatment of Elderly After a Fall
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00226486|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 27, 2005
Last Update Posted : August 21, 2008
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Accidental Falls||Other: multifactorial intervention Other: Usual care||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||392 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Factorial Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Examination and Treatment of Elderly After a Fall- an Analysis in a Medical Technology Evaluation Perspective|
|Study Start Date :||September 2005|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||March 2008|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 2008|
Identification of individual risk factors for falls and specified intervention aimed diminishing these risk factors in the individual.
Other: multifactorial intervention
Identification of medical, cardiovascular, physical risk factors for falls; e.g. vision, drug-use, depression, carotid sinus syndrome, orthostatic hypotension, etc. Individual intervention; treatment of disease, drug review, pacemaker, exercises, new glasses, all if indicated.
Placebo Comparator: 2
Other: Usual care
No intervention, but ususal care after an accidental fall.
- Number of falls and injurious falls in 12 months
- Health related Quality of Life
- Fear of falling
- Use of hospital, primary care etc.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00226486
|Department of Geriatrics, Amtssygehuset i Glostrup|
|Glostrup, Denmark, 2600|
|Principal Investigator:||Ane B Vind, Dr.||Glostrup University Hospital|