Burden of Urinary Incontinence in Home Care Patients in the State of Geneva

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2007 by University Hospital, Geneva.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Geneva
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00530036
First received: September 14, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2007
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

Urinary incontinence (UI) is a frequent problem in community-dwelling older adults and has a huge burden on health complications and healthcare costs. Although effective treatments exist, UI is frequently neglected resulting in unmet needs for continence treatment and potential negative health outcomes. The impact of UI in older patients receiving home care services has not been extensively explored. In a recent study we observed that UI was identified in 46% of 699 patients followed by the "Fondation des Services d'Aide et de Soins à Domicile" in Geneva but the impact of UI on outcome such as institutionalization, hospitalization or death is unknown.


Condition
Urinary Incontinence

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Geneva:

Enrollment: 699
Study Start Date: January 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2007
Groups/Cohorts
Control: Continent
54% of 699 patients followed as outpatient by the "Fondation des Services d'Aide et de Soins à Domicile" in Geneva without urinary incontinence
Case: Incontinent
46% of 699 patients followed by the "Fondation des Services d'Aide et de Soins à Domicile" in Geneva and with an urinary incontinence

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Between July 2004 and December 2004
  • 699 adults patients followed by the "Fondation des Services d'Aide et de Soins à Domicile" in Geneva (two region in the state of Geneva: Meyrin and St-Jean)
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00530036

Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Geneva
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Michel Jung, MD University Hospital of Geneva (HUG)
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00530036     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CER 06-298
Study First Received: September 14, 2007
Last Updated: September 14, 2007
Health Authority: Switzerland: Swissmedic

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Geneva:
Mortality
Patient readmission
Institutionalization

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Incontinence
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 19, 2014