Preventive Home Visits for Healthy Pensioners- a Randomized Controlled Trial
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00250003|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 7, 2005
Last Update Posted : November 23, 2005
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Prevention House Calls||Behavioral: Preventive home visits||Phase 1|
To investigate whether preventive home visits for healthy pensioners aged 75 years and over , can change the pattern of care utilization and if the quality of life can improve. To investigate if the results will last after the intervention has come to an end.
The concept of care utilization can in this trial be clarified as:
- use of primary health care
- use of elderly care including elderly houses
- use of hospital care
The concept of quality of life will in this trial be measured with a number of self judgements.
The trial is performed as a randomized controlled trial in a small rural community in the north of Sweden. The staff is professional health workers and the visits is performed in the pensioners own homes.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Preventive Home Visits for Healthy Pensioners- a Randomized Controlled Trial in Nordmaling|
|Study Start Date :||February 2000|
|Study Completion Date :||December 2001|
- use of health care facilities during two years 2000-2001
- all cause mortality during two years 2000 - 2001
- use of health care facilities 2002-2004
- all cause mortality during 2002-2004
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00250003
|Umeå University, Epidemiology and Public Health|
|Umeå, Västerbotten, Sweden, 914 05|
|Study Chair:||Lars Dahlgren, professor||Epeidemiology and Public Health, Umeå University|