A-Gloves: OT Glove provision manual version 2

Hammond, A ORCID: 0000-0002-5266-9991, Jacklin, A, Hough, Y, Adams, J and Prior, Y 2016, A-Gloves: OT Glove provision manual version 2 , Manual, University of Salford, University of Salford. (Unpublished)

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Access Information: The A-GLOVES Manual (v2) and any future versions, are available under Creative Commons licenses (Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivs CC BY-NC-ND) and can be copied for clinical, research and educational purposes. No part of the A-GLOVES manual can be modified without prior permission of the lead author. For commercial use, electronic or hard copy, or queries/feedback, contact the lead author: a.hammond@salford.ac.uk or profalisonhammond@btinternet.com

Abstract

This manual describes the Occupational Therapy (OT) protocol for the A-GLOVES trial, including glove-fitting (treatment and placebo); instructions and therapy assessments (but not trial assessments). The intervention group receive Isotoner gloves, applying warmth and pressure. The control group receive Jobskin gloves purposefully fitted one-size too large, applying warmth only, with very minimal pressure. We do not know if arthritis gloves are effective or not. It is unclear whether gloves may have an effect through applying pressure or warmth (or both). The control gloves therefore provide control for the effects of warmth (Hammond et al, 2015).

Item Type: Monograph (Manual)
Schools: Schools > School of Health Sciences > Centre for Health Sciences Research
Publisher: University of Salford
Funders: National Institute for Health Research: Research for Patient Benefit
Depositing User: Professor Alison Hammond
Date Deposited: 08 May 2017 12:17
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2017 06:44
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/42272

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