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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01537523
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2012 by MR L, Hong Kong Healthcare Volunteer Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : February 23, 2012
Last Update Posted : February 23, 2012
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment
Fracture Procedure: community-care program

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.

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (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.
Study Start Date : February 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2014

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: community-care program
receive intervention for 12 weeks
Procedure: community-care program
community nurse care, physiotherapy
No Intervention: control

Outcome Measures

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

Eligibility Criteria

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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
Contacts and Locations

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): 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
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01537523     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RCT-001
First Posted: February 23, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 23, 2012
Last Verified: February 2012

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries