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Osteoporosis and Fall Prevention Education

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01934400
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 4, 2013
Last Update Posted : April 23, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:

Objective: The study is to increasing osteoporosis awareness with fracture risk assessments and management as well as fall prevention among elderly in northern region of Taiwan.

Method: Six community osteoporosis and fall prevention educational programme will be held at northern region of Taiwan. A questionnaires design including demographic variables , FRAX variables, nutritional variables and osteoporosis and fall knowledge variables as well.The pretest-posttest method was used to analyse the effect on education.

Expected outcomes : (1)Fall prevention educational programme will hold in northern region of Taiwan at different communities in order to increasing osteoporosis awareness with fracture risk assessment tool, establishing fall knowledges among elderly and some fall prevention skills.(2)Elderly with 10-year probability of major osteoporotic fracture risk who more than 20% and 10-year probability of hip fracture risk who more than 3% will identify as high risk of osteoporosis. (3) To estimate number of cases who identified as high risk will recommend for BMD measurement.


Condition or disease
Osteoporosis

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 127 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Osteoporosis and Fall Prevention Education With High Risk Population Telephone Follow up Study
Study Start Date : April 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Falls Osteoporosis




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Measurement of effects of fall prevention education. [ Time Frame: 6-months ]
    The primary outcomes is to determine the effects after investigaor given the fall prevention education. The pretest-posttest method was used to analyse the effect on education.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adults who attending the fall prevention educational programme.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Adults between the ages of 40 to 90.
  2. Adults who been fractures prior to assessment.
  3. Adults who have ability, well conscious to complete the questionnaires.

Exclusion Criteria:

1.Adults who have treatment currently will not include in this study.


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01934400


Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ding-Cheng Chan, MD,PHD National Taiwan University Hospital

Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01934400     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201303003RINC
First Posted: September 4, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 23, 2014
Last Verified: April 2014

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Osteoporosis
fall prevention
high risk population

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoporosis
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Metabolic Diseases