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

This study has been completed.
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University of California, Davis Identifier:
First received: December 5, 2005
Last updated: May 30, 2006
Last verified: December 2005
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 Intervention
Kidney Cancer
Ureteral Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Procedure: telerounding versus bedside rounding

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Remote Post-Operative Rounding and the Physician Ability to Identify Morbidity

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Estimated Enrollment: 270
Study Start Date: August 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2005
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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: 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
  More Information Identifier: NCT00263107     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: teleround-01 
Study First Received: December 5, 2005
Last Updated: May 30, 2006
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases processed this record on May 04, 2016