Tag Archives: randomised controlled trial

Qualitative study of perceptions of older people with COPD and chronic heart disease on home telemonitoring in long term conditions published

The latest study from researchers at CaHRU was published this month (July 2017) in BMC Medical Infromatics and Decision Making. Entitled ‘Perceptions on use of home telemonitoring in patients with long term conditions – concordance…

CaHRU team attends CHROMED European trial meeting in Uppsala, Sweden

Dr Jo Middlemass, trial nurse, and Prof Niro Siriwardena who are members of the Clinical Trials for Elderly Patients with Multiple Diseases (CHROMED) (Funding by the European Commission’s 7th Framework Programme) attended the final investigator…

Study on service user involvement in a prehospital clinical trial of falls published in Trials

One of the few studies of service user involvement in a clinical trials was published this month in the journal Trials: ‘Involving older people in a multi-centre randomised trial of a complex intervention in pre-hospital…

Paramedics’ views on their role in an ambulance based trial of ultra-acute stroke

Novel treatments for stroke are increasingly being tested and delivered in the ultra-acute period during initial presentation to ambulance services. In the first feasibility trial of nitroglycerin (glyceryl trinitrate) in ultra-acute stroke (RIGHT) there were…

SAFER 2 (Support and Assessment for Fall Emergency Referrals) trial protocol published

The SAFER 2 study is a randomised controlled trial of the clinical and cost effectiveness of new protocols for emergency ambulance personnel to assess and refer older people who fall to appropriate community based care.…