Validation of Severity of Illness Scoring Systems in Paediatric Intensive Care Units in Canada

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of British Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00175799
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: June 17, 2013
Last verified: June 2013
  Purpose

This is a study of the validation of severity of illness scoring systems in Paediatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs) in Canada.


Condition
Intensive Care Units, Pediatric

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Official Title: Validation of Severity of Illness Scoring Systems in Paediatric Intensive Care Units in Canada Outcome: Validation and Comparison of 2 Severity of Illness Scores in Canadian PICU Population

Further study details as provided by University of British Columbia:

Estimated Enrollment: 7000
Study Start Date: September 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2013
Primary Completion Date: September 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

Outcome: Validation and comparison of 2 severity of illness scores in a Canadian PICU population.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

All children admitted to participating PICUs over a 1 year period.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All children admitted to participating PICUs over a 1 year period.
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Locations
Canada, British Columbia
BC Children's Hospital ICU Dept.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6H 3V4
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of British Columbia
Investigators
Principal Investigator: David Wensley, MD University of British Columbia
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of British Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00175799     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H03-70601, 04-1310
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: June 17, 2013
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

Keywords provided by University of British Columbia:
Observational study of physiological status at entry into PICU as a predictor of outcome, comparison of two commonly used scores (PRISM and PIM)
Data from children admitted to a Paediatric Intensive Care unit

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