Satisfaction Survey for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Patients Comparing Rooms With and Without Assistive Technology
This study has been terminated.
(The study was discontinued due to low enrollment. A survey has been implemented in place of a formal study.)
Drexel University College of Medicine
MDA/ALS Center of Hope
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Drexel University ( Drexel University College of Medicine )
First received: July 14, 2008
Last updated: March 1, 2013
Last verified: March 2013
The purpose of this study is :
- To assess the ALS patient's satisfaction related to a hospital stay on the neurology floor of Hahnemann Hospital.
- To compare the reported satisfaction of those individuals who stayed in a standard hospital room with those who stayed in Room 1455. Room 1455 is a room specifically set up with assistive technology related to environmental controls for individuals with disabilities.
- To look at frequency of use of the various pieces of adaptive equipment.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Motor Neuron Disease
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
|Official Title:||Satisfaction Survey for ALS Patients Comparing Rooms With and Without Assistive Technology|
Resource links provided by NLM:
MedlinePlus related topics: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Assistive Devices Degenerative Nerve Diseases Mobility AidsU.S. FDA Resources
Further study details as provided by Drexel University:
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Patient Satisfaction [ Time Frame: Period of Hospital Stay ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Survey administered asks patients to rate their satisfaction with their hospital stay from Very Dissatisfied to Very Satisfied. Specific questions included satisfaction with hospital staff, quality of care, and comfort and accessibility of their room.
|Study Start Date:||June 2005|
|Study Completion Date:||February 2012|
|Primary Completion Date:||February 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Subjects having either definite or probable ALS by El Escorial Criteria.
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