Evaluation of the Basic Assessment of Severity of Illness in Children (BASIC) Scale

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2010 by Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Partners In Health
Thrasher Research Fund
Ministry of Health, Rwanda
Information provided by:
Brigham and Women's Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01068574
First received: February 12, 2010
Last updated: August 2, 2010
Last verified: August 2010
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to assess whether the BASIC Scale--a simple, non-invasive clinical triage protocol--predicts severe illness, hospitalization or death among children under age five presenting for acute care in a rural African health center.


Condition Intervention
Acute Illness
Other: BASIC Score (Observational)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of the BASIC Scale (Basic Assessment of Severity of Illness in Children): A Simple Triage Tool for Resource-limited Settings

Further study details as provided by Brigham and Women's Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 2500
Study Start Date: January 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Single Observational Cohort Other: BASIC Score (Observational)
The BASIC Score will be assessed by a study staff, but there are no interventions.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Months to 5 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Children aged two months to five years presenting to a rural health center in Rwanda.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Child aged two months to five years presenting routine or urgent care in an ambulatory facility

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01068574

Contacts
Contact: Peter Drobac, MD 857-776-7114 pdrobac@partners.org

Locations
Rwanda
Butaro Health Centre Recruiting
Butaro, Northern Province, Rwanda
Contact: Peter Drobac, MD    857-776-7114    pdrobac@partners.org   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Partners In Health
Thrasher Research Fund
Ministry of Health, Rwanda
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Peter Drobac, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01068574     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009P002546
Study First Received: February 12, 2010
Last Updated: August 2, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Brigham and Women's Hospital:
Acute illnesses in children under five

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