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Table 1 Overview of procedure and measurements

From: Prevention of fall incidents in patients with a high risk of falling: design of a randomised controlled trial with an economic evaluation of the effect of multidisciplinary transmural care

  Months Measurements Purpose
1st home visit 0 fall risk profile selection high risk participants
   fall history assessment of fall risk factors, confounders
   activities of daily living secondary outcome measure
   quality of life secondary outcome measure
   medication use assessment of fall risk factors
   medical history assessment of fall risk factors, confounders
   physical performance secondary outcome measure
1st follow-up 3 1st calendar sheet primary outcome measure
   3 months cost-evaluation primary outcome measure
2nd follow-up 6 2nd calendar sheet primary outcome measure
   6 months cost-evaluation primary outcome measure
3rd follow-up 9 3rd calendar sheet primary outcome measure
2nd home visit 12 activities of daily living secondary outcome measure
   quality of life secondary outcome measure
   medication use treatment adherence
   medical history secondary outcome measure, confounders
   physical performance secondary outcome measure
   treatment adherence confounder, to enhance the interpretation of the results
4th follow-up 12 4th calendar sheet primary outcome measure
   12 months cost-evaluation primary outcome measure