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To Investigate the Effect of Early Community-care Program on Fracture Hip Patient

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 February 2012 by MR L, Hong Kong Healthcare Volunteer Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
MR L, Hong Kong Healthcare Volunteer Organization Identifier:
First received: February 8, 2012
Last updated: February 17, 2012
Last verified: February 2012
The early community-care program is well-known rehabiliation for the fracture hip patient. For the discharged fracture hip patient from hospital, it is worth to investigate the effect of early mobilization program to improve their physical and psychological aspects.

Condition Intervention
Procedure: community-care program

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: To Investigate the Effect of Early Community-care Program on Physical and Depressive Aspects for Discharged Hospital Patient Suffered From Hip Fracture.

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Further study details as provided by MR L, Hong Kong Healthcare Volunteer Organization:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Elderly Mobility Scale [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: February 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: community-care program
receive intervention for 12 weeks
Procedure: community-care program
community nurse care, physiotherapy
No Intervention: control

Detailed Description:

60 fractured hip patient will randomized allocated into intervention group and control group.

The community-care include nursing care, physiotherapy and home modification according to the condition of the patient.

The intervention will received community-care program for 12 weeks. Two sessions per week and total 24 sessions.

The control group will receive the traditional medication. The outcome measure include elderly mobility scale and happiness scale. The measurement will take at initial and completion of the program.

SPSS will be used for data analysis.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • fracture hip patients discharged from queen mary hospital

Exclusion Criteria:

  • cognitive impairment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01537523

Contact: Man PM Fung, FHKCP 852-24435671

Sponsors and Collaborators
Hong Kong Healthcare Volunteer Organization
Study Director: HO HO, MSc Volunteer department
  More Information

Responsible Party: MR L, Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Healthcare Volunteer Organization Identifier: NCT01537523     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RCT-001
Study First Received: February 8, 2012
Last Updated: February 17, 2012

Keywords provided by MR L, Hong Kong Healthcare Volunteer Organization:
fracture hip

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries processed this record on May 25, 2017