Individual and Environmental Risk Factors of Unplanned Admissions of Elderly (RIEHO)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00986739
First received: September 29, 2009
Last updated: July 8, 2014
Last verified: June 2011
  Purpose

The aim of this multicenter study is to investigate risk factors for unplanned hospitalizations, including individual and environmental factors, notably air pollution.


Condition
Elderly Gravida

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Individual and Environmental Risk Factors of Unplanned Admissions of Elderly : RIEHO Inception Cohort

Further study details as provided by Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Factor to explain is unplanned hospitalizations, it will also look into the institution or death, the factors are individual characteristics (medical, functional) and environmental (family, social, physical) [ Time Frame: 3 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Typology of elderly people [ Time Frame: 3 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Types of weather patterns and environmental [ Time Frame: 3 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Modeling of pollution levels and a dose-response relationship [ Time Frame: 3 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Validity of questionnaire RAI (Resident Assessment Instrument): reproducibility, internal consistency, validity of structure and against criterion [ Time Frame: 3 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Appropriateness of hospital admissions [ Time Frame: 3 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 1200
Study Start Date: July 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2015
Primary Completion Date: July 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Show Detailed Description

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   80 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patient aged 80 and over presenting to the emergency department (ED) for medical concern eventually associated with social concern and admitted in a medical or surgical ward

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient aged 80 and over presenting to the emergency department (ED) for medical concern eventually associated with social concern and admitted in a medical or surgical ward.
  • Three hospitals, two located in the Paris area and one in Champagne, offering emergency care and providing geriatric services will be involved in the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refusal of the patient or of helping him to sign informed consent
  • Refusal of the patient or of helping him to answer
  • Premature exit before initial examination
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00986739

Locations
France
hopital Ambroise Paré
Boulogne Billancourt, France, 92100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Philippe Aegerter, MCU Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00986739     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AOM 08205
Study First Received: September 29, 2009
Last Updated: July 8, 2014
Health Authority: France: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris:
Chronic pathologies
eLderly
atmospheric pollution
unplanned hospitalization
case-crossover

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 31, 2014