Burden of Shoulder Disorders in Primary Health Care
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01300091|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2012 by Ilkka Kiviranta, Professor, Central Finland Hospital District.
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
First Posted : February 21, 2011
Last Update Posted : February 10, 2012
|Condition or disease|
|Shoulder Pain Shoulder Mobility Impairment|
Shoulder pain and impairment are common in primary health care. The prognosis of several individuals consulting for a new episode of shoulder problem is surprisingly poor. The objectives are to characterize the consumption of medical care and outcome of shoulder pain and disability in primary health care.
A composite questionnaire consisting of demographic information and ASES questionnaire was used to measure the shoulder function. The patients were sent a second questionnaire after one year.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||128 participants|
|Official Title:||Burden and Management of Shoulder Disorders in Primary Health Care|
|Study Start Date :||October 2007|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||August 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||August 2012|
- Consumption of medical care [ Time Frame: one year ]Number of consultations, referrals, and radiologic examinations; Use of pain medication; Number of days on sick leave; Number of visits to physiotherapist; Number of surgical procedures
- Development of the ASES score [ Time Frame: one year ]ASES score: the patient self-report section of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Standardized Shoulder Assessment Form
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|Central Finland Hospital District|
|Jyvaskyla, Finland, 40620|
|Study Chair:||Ilkka Kiviranta, MD/PhD, Prof||University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland|
|Principal Investigator:||Juha J Paloneva, MD, PhD||Central Finland Hospital, Jyvaskyla, Finland|