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Fall Risk Prediction and Reduction in Community Ambulators 65 Years of Age or Older

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00884208
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2009 by Guthrie Healthcare System.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : April 20, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 20, 2009
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Guthrie Healthcare System

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to assess the diagnostic efficacy of the Tinetti Assessment, Timed up and Go test (TUG) and Gait Speed on predicting fall risk in adults 65 years of age or greater who are community ambulators.

Condition or disease
Accidental Falls Elderly Ambulatory

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Fall Risk Prediction and Reduction in Community Ambulators 65 Years of Age or Older
Study Start Date : April 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Falls

Group/Cohort
Group 1
Recommend assistive device
Group 2
Consultation for PT assessment




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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adults 65 years or older who are community ambulators.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adults 65 years or older who are community ambulators.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • known neurological disorder;limitation secondary to recent orthopedic condition; currently resides at skilled nursing facility

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00884208


Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
Robert Packer Hospital Recruiting
Sayre, Pennsylvania, United States, 18840
Contact: Christy Tanton, DPT    570-882-2201    Tanton_Christy@guthrie.org   
Principal Investigator: Christy Tanton, DPT         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Guthrie Healthcare System
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Christy Tanton, DPT Guthrie Healthcare System

Responsible Party: Christy Tanton, DPT, Guthrie Healthcare System
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00884208     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0903-07
First Posted: April 20, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 20, 2009
Last Verified: April 2009