Improving Outcome Measures For Adult CF ACT Trials

Details

Therapeutic category
Other
Trial status
Open Participating Centres
Phase
Not Applicable

Full title

Improving Outcome Measures For Physiotherapy Trials of Airway Clearance in Adults with CF

Improving Outcome Measures For Physiotherapy Trials of Airway Clearance in Adults with CF
Trial Reference Number
72930
Trial type
Non-medication
Intervention
Study visit 1: Participants complete the airway clearance technique the Active Cycle of Breathing (ACBT) for a maximum of 60 minutes. ACBT is a breathing technique which includes normal relaxed breathing, deep breathing and huffs to clear sputum. Participants will be fully taught this by a specialist CF physiotherapist.

Study visit 2: Participants undergo up to 60 minutes of rest, in which they sit in a comfortable position and can complete any tasks which are non-active (such as reading/using internet etc.)
Recruitment target
106
Last edited date
07/09/2016
CF sponsor
National Institute for Health Research (UK)
CF sponsor type
Academic

Who can take part?

Top inclusion criteria
  • 16 years or over and who are registered as patients of the Royal Brompton Hospital.
Top exclusion criteria
  • Evidence of pulmonary exacerbation within 3 weeks prior to screening.
  • Current moderate haemoptysis.
  • Any change in a chronic treatment/prophylaxis regimen for CF or CF-related condition within 4 weeks of visit Current infective exacerbation or reduction in lung function requiring therapeutic intervention.

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