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

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified April 2009 by Guthrie Healthcare System.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00884208
First Posted: April 20, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 20, 2009
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Information provided by:
Guthrie Healthcare System
  Purpose
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
Accidental Falls Elderly Ambulatory

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Fall Risk Prediction and Reduction in Community Ambulators 65 Years of Age or Older

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Further study details as provided by Guthrie Healthcare System:

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: April 2009
Groups/Cohorts
Group 1
Recommend assistive device
Group 2
Consultation for PT assessment

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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
  Contacts and Locations
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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
  More Information

Responsible Party: Christy Tanton, DPT, Guthrie Healthcare System
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00884208     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0903-07
First Submitted: April 17, 2009
First Posted: April 20, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 20, 2009
Last Verified: April 2009