Trial record 18 of 39 for:    Febrile Seizures

Utility of Laboratory Testing for Children With Seizure in Emergency Department

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01123746
First received: May 12, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: May 2010
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

Objective: To evaluate the predisposing factors associated with abnormal laboratory findings in patients who came to the emergency room due to a first seizure.

Methods: Patients were divided into separate groups based on normal and abnormal laboratory results for sodium, potassium, calcium, and glucose. The difference in age, gender, whether this was the first attack, whether there was fever, whether there were gastrointestinal symptoms, the duration and pattern of the seizure, and whether there was a seizure at the emergency department, were evaluated.


Condition
Seizure

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: October 2009
Study Completion Date: April 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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

500 patients who come to wanfang hospital due to seizure

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age: less than 18 years old
  • The patient came to emergency department due to seizure
  • The patient received blood sampling including serum sodium, potassium, calcium and glucose.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The patient came to the outpatient department.
  • The patient did not received blood sampling at emergency room.
  • The seizure occurred after admission.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01123746

Locations
Taiwan
Taipei Medical University-WanFang Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan, 116
Sponsors and Collaborators
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hsiao-Feng Chou, M.D. Pediatrics department, Wanfang hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Chou Hsiao-Feng, Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01123746     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 98088
Study First Received: May 12, 2010
Last Updated: May 12, 2010
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital:
Seizure
electrolyte
risk factor

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Seizures
Epilepsy
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms

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