Outcomes for Antiretroviral Therapy Patients Receiving Palliative Care (TOPCare)
This study has been completed.
King's College London
First Posted: May 31, 2012
Last Update Posted: June 10, 2014
University College, London
University of Cape Town
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr Richard Harding, King's College London
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study has been completed.|
|Study Completion Date:||August 2013|
|Primary Completion Date:||May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Lowther K, Selman L, Simms V, Gikaara N, Ahmed A, Ali Z, Kariuki H, Sherr L, Higginson IJ, Harding R. Nurse-led palliative care for HIV-positive patients taking antiretroviral therapy in Kenya: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet HIV. 2015 Aug;2(8):e328-34. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3018(15)00111-3. Epub 2015 Jun 15.
Lowther K, Higginson IJ, Simms V, Gikaara N, Ahmed A, Ali Z, Afuande G, Kariuki H, Sherr L, Jenkins R, Selman L, Harding R. A randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of a nurse-led palliative care intervention for HIV positive patients on antiretroviral therapy: recruitment, refusal, randomisation and missing data. BMC Res Notes. 2014 Sep 3;7:600. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-600.
Lowther K, Simms V, Selman L, Sherr L, Gwyther L, Kariuki H, Ahmed A, Ali Z, Jenkins R, Higginson IJ, Harding R. Treatment outcomes in palliative care: the TOPCare study. A mixed methods phase III randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of a nurse-led palliative care intervention for HIV positive patients on antiretroviral therapy. BMC Infect Dis. 2012 Nov 6;12:288. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-12-288.