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Validation of Severity of Illness Scoring Systems in Paediatric Intensive Care Units in Canada

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00175799
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 6, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of British Columbia
  Purpose
This is a study of the validation of severity of illness scoring systems in Paediatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs) in Canada.

Condition
Intensive Care Units, Pediatric

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Official Title: Validation of Severity of Illness Scoring Systems in Paediatric Intensive Care Units in Canada Outcome: Validation and Comparison of 2 Severity of Illness Scores in Canadian PICU Population

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Further study details as provided by University of British Columbia:

Enrollment: 10000
Study Start Date: September 2007
Study Completion Date: July 2013
Primary Completion Date: September 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
Outcome: Validation and comparison of 2 severity of illness scores in a Canadian PICU population.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
All children admitted to participating PICUs over a 1 year period.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All children admitted to participating PICUs over a 1 year period.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00175799


Locations
Canada, British Columbia
BC Children's Hospital ICU Dept.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6H 3V4
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of British Columbia
Investigators
Principal Investigator: David Wensley, MD University of British Columbia
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of British Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00175799     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H03-70601
04-1310
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 6, 2015
Last Verified: May 2015

Keywords provided by University of British Columbia:
Observational study of physiological status at entry into PICU as a predictor of outcome, comparison of two commonly used scores (PRISM and PIM)
Data from children admitted to a Paediatric Intensive Care unit