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Outpatient Management of Patients With Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified January 2007 by Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00317057
First Posted: April 24, 2006
Last Update Posted: January 5, 2007
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Information provided by:
Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
  Purpose
Patients admitted to the hospital with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are evaluated with regard to early follow-up by a specialized nurse in the home after discharge.

Condition Intervention
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Procedure: Patient education and disease management

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: Outpatient Management of Patients With Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Further study details as provided by Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • the number of readmissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • the duration of admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Estimated Enrollment: 1500
Study Start Date: April 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2007
Detailed Description:
Patients admitted to Department of Internal Medicine M, Glostrup University hospital, with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) are evaluated with regard to early follow-up by a specialized nurse in the home after discharge. Eligible patients receive education about disease management. The intervention is evaluated by comparing the number of readmissions for COPD and the duration of admissions during the study period to the the period prior to the implementation of this intervention.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Admission for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other severe acute or chronic diseases
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00317057


Contacts
Contact: Susanne Vest, MD susanne.vest@dadlnet.dk
Contact: Allan Linneberg, MD, PhD +45 43233260 alli@glostruphosp.kbhamt.dk

Locations
Denmark
Department of Internal Medicine, Glostrup University Hospital Recruiting
Copenhagen, Glostrup, Denmark, DK-2600
Contact: Susanne Vest, MD       Susanne.vest@dadlnet.dk   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Susanne Vest, MD Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
Study Chair: Allan Linneberg, MD, PhD Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00317057     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KA05756
First Submitted: April 20, 2006
First Posted: April 24, 2006
Last Update Posted: January 5, 2007
Last Verified: January 2007

Keywords provided by Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen:
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Outpatient management
nurse-lead patient education

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases