Postoperative Telerounding: A Multi-Center Prospective Randomized Assessment of Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction.

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 7, 2005
Last Update Posted : May 31, 2006
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University of California, Davis

Brief Summary:
Telerounding is the use of wireless remote video-confrencing to assess hospitalized patients. Physicians thus rely on all ususal data collected during bedside rounds with the exeption of a direct physical exam. The intention of this study is to determine if post-operative morbidity can be identified in an accurate and timely manner.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Kidney Cancer Ureteral Cancer Prostate Cancer Nephrolithiasis Procedure: telerounding versus bedside rounding

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Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 270 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Remote Post-Operative Rounding and the Physician Ability to Identify Morbidity
Study Start Date : August 2004
Study Completion Date : June 2005

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • over age 18
  • english speaking
  • undergoing a minimally invasive surgical procedure for one of the prviously listed conditions

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00263107

United States, California
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, California, United States, 95818
United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21218
United States, Virginia
Centerra Health
Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 23510
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, Davis
Principal Investigator: Lars Ellison, MD University of California, Davis Identifier: NCT00263107     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: teleround-01
First Posted: December 7, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 31, 2006
Last Verified: December 2005

Keywords provided by University of California, Davis:
minimally invasive surgery

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Neoplasms
Kidney Calculi
Ureteral Neoplasms
Urologic Neoplasms
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Urinary Calculi
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Ureteral Diseases