Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation Study
Recruitment status was Active, not recruiting
The effects of routine rehabilitation in MS patients versus no rehabilitation.
Behavioral: Occupational therapy
Behavioral: Speech pathology
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||'Functioning and Disability' and 'Quality of Life' in an Australian Community Cohort With Multiple Sclerosis.|
- Improvement in fatigue levels and psychological well being (depression, stress and anxiety) in MS patients. Outcome will be measured at 13 months since recruitment.
- - Improvement in function and activities of daily living ie. disability- Quality of life.- Carer Burder in multiple sclerosis.- Utilisation of health services.- 13 months follow up.
|Study Start Date:||December 2004|
Routine rehabilitation inervention in patients with MS. This comprises of medical and nursing input, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, neuropsychology, compared with a "control" group on the waiting list for rehabilitation intervention. Duration of intervention is 6 weeks.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00202254
|Principal Investigator:||Fary Khan||Melbourne Extended Care Rehabilitation Service|