Discover the trials WCTU has completed.
|Trial name||About the trial||
|ACTIVATES||Investigating whether an exercise programme is acceptable to patients, parents and physiotherapists and what training is required to deliver the treatments in NHS hospitals. (Published paper)||Musculoskeletal||Professor Sallie Lamb|
|AIR||Assessing the difference in the Manchester-Oxford Foot and Ankle Questionnaire at six months after injury between adults with an ankle fracture treated with functional bracing and exercises versus standard plaster cast care.||Musculoskeletal||Prof Rebecca Kearney|
|BALTI-2||Investigating whether salbutamol improves the health of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). (Published Paper)||Emergency and critical care||Professor Fang Gao|
|BALTI-prevention||Investigating the effectiveness of inhaled salmeterol for the prevention of acute lung Injury/Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) in patients at high risk of developing the condition. (Published paper)||Emergency and critical care||Professor Gavin Perkins|
|Best||A multi-centred randomised controlled trial of a primary-care based cognitive behavioural program for low back pain. (Published paper)||Rehabilitation||Professor Sallie lamb|
|FIS||Assessing the clinical and cost-effectiveness of facet joint injections compared to best usual non-invasive care in patients with persistent non-specific low back pain.(Published paper)||Emergency and critical care||Dr Harbinder Sandhu|
|HeFT||To investigate whether surgery by open reduction and internal fixation provides benefit compared with non-operative treatment for displaced, intra-articular calcaneal fractures. (Published paper )||Trauma &Orthopaedic||Professor Damian Griffin|
Investigating the effect of using decision aid on available treatment options for patients with non specific chronic low back pain and their decision making process, on the patient's satisfaction levels.
|Rehabilitation||Professor Martin Underwood|
|OPERA||Investigating effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a whole home physical activity intervention to reduce depression in older people in residential and nursing homes. (Published Protocol)||Frailty||Professor Martin Underwood|
|PET-NECK||Comparing PET-CT guided watch and wait policy versus planned neck dissection for the management of locally advanced (N2/N3) nodal metastases in patients with head and neck squamous cancer. (Published paper)||Cancer||Professor Janet Dunn|
|PARAMEDIC||Examining whether a new mechanical chest compression device (called LUCAS-2) improves survival in victims of cardiac arrest. (Published Paper)||Emergency and critical care||Professors Simon Gates & Gavin perkins|
Investigating two approaches to treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) affecting the hands.
|Rehabilitation||Professor Sallie Lamb|