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Table 1 Treatment schedule and outcome measures

From: Effects of Dangguixu-san on acute lateral ankle sprain: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

  Study period
Enrollment Allocation Post allocation Close-out
Timepoint Screening Visit1 Visit2 Visit3 Visit4 Visit5 Visit6 Visit7 Visit8 Visit9
Week 1 5 8 13 27
Enrollment
 Informed consent X           
 Sociodemographic profile X           
 Medical history X           
 Vital signs X X X X X X X X    
 Inclusion/exclusion criteria X           
 Allocation   X          
 Clinical laboratory tests X       X     
Interventions
 Acupuncture treatment    X X X X X     
 Trial medication prescription    X         
Assessments
 Change of medical history    X X X X X X X X X
 Safety assessment    X X X X X X    
 Visual Analog Scale of pain    X     X X    
 Foot and Ankle Outcome Score    X     X X    
 Edema of ankle sprain    X     X X    
 European Quality of Life 5-Dimension-5-Level Scale    X     X X    X
 Number of recurrent ankle injuries         X X X X