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Trial details imported from ClinicalTrials.gov

For full trial details, please see the original record at https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00781144




Registration number
NCT00781144
Ethics application status
Date submitted
27/10/2008
Date registered
28/10/2008
Date last updated
28/10/2008

Titles & IDs
Public title
Determination of Forces Used in Palpatory Diagnosis
Scientific title
The Effect of Experience and Gender on the Palpatory Forces Exerted by Novice and Experienced Osteopaths in Australia
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
HPD-OST06030201X
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Healthy Volunteers 0 0
Condition category
Condition code

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Observational
Patient registry
Target follow-up duration
Target follow-up type
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
1 - first year osteopathic students

2 - fourth and fifth year osteopathic students

3 - experienced osteopathic clinicians

Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 0 0
palpatory force exerted with PA springing
Timepoint [1] 0 0
3 minutes

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
- osteopathic student first year or senior or experienced osteopathic clinician
Minimum age
No limit
Maximum age
No limit
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
Yes
Key exclusion criteria
- none

Study design
Purpose
Duration
Selection
Timing
Prospective
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
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
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
VIC
Recruitment hospital [1] 0 0
Victoria University - Melbourne
Recruitment postcode(s) [1] 0 0
30001 - Melbourne
Recruitment outside Australia
Country [1] 0 0
United States of America
State/province [1] 0 0
Florida

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Other
Name
Nova Southeastern University
Address
Country

Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Summary
Brief summary
In this study, we are experimentally investigating the assessment of forces used by skilled
clinicians and beginning practitioners in palpatory techniques. The study will assess
pressure used during palpatory diagnosis of the paraspinal region.
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00781144
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 0 0
Yasmin Qureshi, MHS. MPT
Address 0 0
Nova Southeastern University, Victoria University
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Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 0 0
Address 0 0
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Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for scientific queries

Summary results
Other publications