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"Iatrogenesis Imperfecta"- Extent and Characteristic in NICU in Israel.

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Bnai Zion Medical Center Identifier:
First received: December 12, 2005
Last updated: June 16, 2011
Last verified: August 2005
Iatrogenesis is inevitable in the NICUs.

Condition Intervention Phase
Iatrogenesis in NICU
Behavioral: Increasing the level of awareness to Iatrogenesis
Behavioral: Increasing awareness .
Phase 1

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Bnai Zion Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 750
Study Start Date: November 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2006
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
The intervention is basically by letting the care givers to be aware that there is active recording of iatrogenesis
Behavioral: Increasing the level of awareness to Iatrogenesis
Increasing the level of awareness to Iatrogenesis
Behavioral: Increasing awareness .
Increasing awareness to Iatrogenesis and active daily recordings
Other Name: In the first 3 months the medical teams were unaware of recordings while in next 3 months they became aware to recordings

Detailed Description:
In the first 3 months of the study we will document Iatrogenic events in 3 NICUs in Israel without informing the medical and nursing staff. In the second 3 months of the study we will try to draw the attention of the medical and nursing staff that we are documenting iatogenesis, and we will assess wether this intervention will decrease the events of Iatrogenesis.

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 6 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Ifants admitted to NICU during the study period

Inclusion Criteria:All infants in NICU -

Exclusion Criteria:None

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00264563

Bnai Zion Medical Center, Rambam Medical Center, Barzilay Medical Center
Haifa ans Ashkelon, Israel, 31048
Bnai Zion Medical Center
Haifa, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bnai Zion Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Amir Kugelman Senior Neonatologist
  More Information

Responsible Party: Amir Kugelman, Bnai Zion Medical Center Identifier: NCT00264563     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 80/05
Study First Received: December 12, 2005
Last Updated: June 16, 2011 processed this record on May 23, 2017