Physician-nurse Team to Reduce Emergency Department (ED) Overcrowding

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Olivier T. Rutschmann, University Hospital, Geneva
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01219868
First received: October 6, 2010
Last updated: March 19, 2013
Last verified: March 2013

October 6, 2010
March 19, 2013
October 2010
January 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
ED length of stay [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Physician-nurse Team to Reduce Emergency Department (ED) Overcrowding
Impact of Physician-nurse Team on ED Length of Stay

The objective of this study is to explore the impact of a physician-nurse team supervising patient's flow on ED length of stay

A physician-nurse team will be in charge of patients flow in the ED during intervention periods. During control periods, no team will be present. The impact of this team on Ed length of stay will be assessed.

Interventional
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Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Triage
Behavioral: Physician-nurse team supervision
Physician-nurse team will supervise patient's flow in the ED
Other Name: No name
Experimental: Physician-nurse team
Intervention: Behavioral: Physician-nurse team supervision
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Completed
8000
March 2011
January 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all adult patients > 16 years presenting to the ED

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no
Both
16 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Switzerland
 
NCT01219868
SU-001
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Olivier T. Rutschmann, University Hospital, Geneva
University Hospital, Geneva
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Principal Investigator: Olivier T Rutschmann, MD, MPH HUG
University Hospital, Geneva
March 2013

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