Complaints and Presumptive Diagnosis in a Danish Emergency Department

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Christian Backer Mogensen, University of Southern Denmark
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01747434
First received: December 7, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2012
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

Acute patients in Denmark are often admitted to Emergency Departments by their General Practitioner with a presumptive diagnosis.

The aim of this study is to evaluate the diagnostic value of the pre-admission presumptive diagnosis and to assess if the presumptive diagnosis could be replaced by a number of symptom-based groups.


Condition
Symptoms on Admission
Presumptive Diagnosis on Admission
Final Diagnosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Further study details as provided by University of Southern Denmark:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • action diagnosis [ Time Frame: 0-48 hours after admission ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 10070
Study Start Date: January 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

all acute admissions to a Danish Emergency Department in 2010

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all acute patients admitted to emergency department

Exclusion Criteria:

-

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Locations
Denmark
Kolding Hospital Emergency Department
Kolding, Denmark, 6000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Southern Denmark
  More Information

No publications provided by University of Southern Denmark

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Christian Backer Mogensen, Assistant Professor, University of Southern Denmark
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01747434     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SLB-ED-05-2012
Study First Received: December 7, 2012
Last Updated: December 7, 2012
Health Authority: Denmark: The Regional Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics

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