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Trial registered on ANZCTR


Registration number
ACTRN12611000163909
Ethics application status
Approved
Date submitted
2/02/2011
Date registered
10/02/2011
Date last updated
10/02/2011
Type of registration
Retrospectively registered

Titles & IDs
Public title
Characterization of elderly patients attending a Brazilian home care service.
Scientific title
An evaluation of physical performance and grip strength in elderly patients attending a Brazilian home care service.
Secondary ID [1] 253574 0
none
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
socioeconomic profile of the elderly 261086 0
handgrip and muscle strength of the elderly. 261088 0
balance in the elderly 261089 0
elderly gait performance 261090 0
Condition category
Condition code
Public Health 259227 259227 0 0
Health service research

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Observational
Patient registry
Target follow-up duration
Target follow-up type
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Data collection and evaluation of an elderly care service at home by reading charts and evaluation of physical performance and grip strength over 2 months. The patient will be assessed once at baseline. The aproximate duration of the assessments is about 30 minutes.
Intervention code [1] 257956 0
Not applicable
Comparator / control treatment
No control group
Control group
Uncontrolled

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 262060 0
handgrip strength measured by a handgrip dynamometer.
Timepoint [1] 262060 0
at baseline assessment.
Primary outcome [2] 262061 0
Physical performance assessed by the Short Physical Performance Test (SPPB).
Timepoint [2] 262061 0
at baseline assessment.
Secondary outcome [1] 273070 0
Socioeconomic data colected from charts of the patient medical records.
Timepoint [1] 273070 0
at baseline assessment.
Secondary outcome [2] 273071 0
Patient diagnoses colected from charts of the patient medical records.
Timepoint [2] 273071 0
at baseline assessment.

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
aged (60 years old or more), cognitive ability, ability to walk with or without gait support (walking stick, walker)
Minimum age
60 Years
Maximum age
No limit
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
Yes
Key exclusion criteria
cognitive impairment, acute illness.

Study design
Purpose
Screening
Duration
Cross-sectional
Selection
Defined population
Timing
Prospective
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final

Funding & Sponsors
Funding source category [1] 258418 0
Self funded/Unfunded
Name [1] 258418 0
Fernanda pretti chalet ferreira
Address [1] 258418 0
Rua Coronel palimercio de rezende, Sao paulo, SP, CEP: 05505-010.
Country [1] 258418 0
Brazil
Primary sponsor type
Individual
Name
Fernanda Pretti Chalet Ferreira
Address
Rua Coronel palimercio de rezende, Sao paulo, SP, CEP: 05505-010.
Country
Brazil
Secondary sponsor category [1] 257614 0
None
Name [1] 257614 0
Address [1] 257614 0
Country [1] 257614 0

Ethics approval
Ethics application status
Approved
Ethics committee name [1] 260444 0
Comissao de etica para Analise de Projetos de Pesquisa - CAPPesq
Ethics committee address [1] 260444 0
Rua Ovidio Pires de Campos, 225, Sao Paulo, SP, CEP: 05403010
Ethics committee country [1] 260444 0
Brazil
Date submitted for ethics approval [1] 260444 0
Approval date [1] 260444 0
Ethics approval number [1] 260444 0

Summary
Brief summary
The aim of the study is to evaluate the handgrip strength and physical performance of elderly patients attending a Brazilian home care service.
Trial website
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 32160 0
Address 32160 0
Country 32160 0
Phone 32160 0
Fax 32160 0
Email 32160 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 15407 0
Fernanda Pretti Chalet Ferreira
Address 15407 0
Rua Coronel Palimercio de Rezende, 282. Sao Paulo, SP. CEP:05505010.
Country 15407 0
Brazil
Phone 15407 0
+55 11-76778578
Fax 15407 0
Email 15407 0
fepretti@hotmail.com
Contact person for scientific queries
Name 6335 0
Fernanda Pretti Chalet Ferreira
Address 6335 0
Rua Coronel Palimercio de Rezende, 282. Sao Paulo, SP. CEP:05505010.
Country 6335 0
Brazil
Phone 6335 0
+55 11-76778578
Fax 6335 0
Email 6335 0
fepretti@hotmail.com

No information has been provided regarding IPD availability
Summary results
Have study results been published in a peer-reviewed journal?
Other publications
Have study results been made publicly available in another format?
Results – basic reporting
Results – plain English summary