Complaints and Presumptive Diagnosis in a Danish Emergency Department

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

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.

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)

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


Inclusion Criteria:

  • all acute patients admitted to emergency department

Exclusion Criteria:


  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01747434

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

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Christian Backer Mogensen, Assistant Professor, University of Southern Denmark 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 processed this record on April 15, 2014