Value of Radiological Follow up in Children Hospitalized With Lobar Pneumonia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr Koren Ariel, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00735592
First received: August 14, 2008
Last updated: August 25, 2011
Last verified: August 2011
  Purpose

The study intends to assess the utility of performing a follow up X rays in children admitted to pediatric wards with lobar pneumonia. Usually those children are discharged with a recommendation for a follow up X rays but there are no enough studies proving that this recommendation is really necessary.


Condition Intervention
Pneumonia
Other: Observational

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: The Study Intend to Evaluate the Usefulness of Performing a Follow up X Rays in Children Admitted With Lobar Pneumonia.

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Further study details as provided by HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: February 2010
Primary Completion Date: February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
A
Children discharged with the recommendation of performing a follow up X rays after lobar pneumonia
Other: Observational
Retrospective data obtained from electronic files

Detailed Description:

Thew study will include follow up data in a group of about 200 patients admitted with lobar pneumonia during the years 2006 to 2007. All the clinical and laboratory data will be collected and also the X rays findings.

The findings of follow up X rays if they were performed will also be summarized.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Months to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

All pediatric patients admitted during the years 2006 and 2007 with the diagnosis of lobar pneumonia.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria: All pediatric patients discharged with the diagnosis of lobar pneumonia.

Exclusion Criteria: Patients with diagnosis of chronic diseases.

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Locations
Israel
Pediatric Dpt B - Ha'Emek Medical Center
Afula, Israel, 18101
Sponsors and Collaborators
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sakran Waheeb, MD Pediatric Dpt B - Ha'Emek Medical Center - Afula - 18101 - Israel
Principal Investigator: Ronza Andraws, MD Pediatric Dpt B - Ha'Emek Medical Center - Afula - Israel
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dr Koren Ariel, Head of Pediatric Hematology Unit and Pediatric Dpt B, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00735592     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0012-08-EMC
Study First Received: August 14, 2008
Last Updated: August 25, 2011
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:
X rays findings

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pneumonia
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 28, 2014