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ADL- Training for Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
LHL Helse Identifier:
First received: April 14, 2009
Last updated: June 22, 2010
Last verified: June 2010
ADL training of copd patients results in better execution of activities of daily living.

Condition Intervention
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Behavioral: ADL training

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Activities of Daily Living (ADL)-Training for Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Further study details as provided by LHL Helse:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Canadian Occupational Performance Measure(COPM) - Self-perception of occupational performance and satisfaction. [ Time Frame: Baseline, 4 weeks; 3 months ]

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: May 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: 1: Standard rehabilitation programme
Experimental: 2. Additional ADL training Behavioral: ADL training
The control group gets the standard rehabilitation programme which includes one hour ADL- training. The experimental group also gets the standard rehabilitation program, but instead of one hour they get an additional five hours ADL- training.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • COPD
  • Referred for rehabilitation
  • Age > 18 years
  • Symptoms affecting ADL function
  • 6 minute walk distance (6MWD) < 400 meters

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who smokes or has smoked during the last three months.
  • LTOT
  • Patients who has another disability
  • Patients who can`t read or speak Norwegian
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00887705

Hakadal, Akershus, Norway, 1485
Hakadal, Norway, 1485
Sponsors and Collaborators
LHL Helse
Study Director: Morten S Ryg, Dr philos LHL Helse
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Morten Ryg, Glittreklinikken Identifier: NCT00887705     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GK-63
Study First Received: April 14, 2009
Last Updated: June 22, 2010

Keywords provided by LHL Helse:
Pulmonary Rehabilitation
COPD Rehabilitation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on September 25, 2017