SIB-Norwegian Version, Validation and Reliability Study

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 20, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 3, 2007
Information provided by:
Sykehuset Innlandet HF

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to validate and to test interrater reliability for the Norwgian version of Severe Impairment Battery (SIB).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Dementia Diagnostic Tests, Routine Behavioral: Diagnostic Screening

Detailed Description:
The study will include 60 persons with mild to severe dementia. To test the validation of SIB, we will interview the included persons with Severe Impairment Battery (SIB) and compare the results with Clinical Dementia Rating (CDV)reported by their nurses. To test interrater reliability 30 of the included persons will be interviewed with SIB by two different raters, and the two raters results will be compared.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 59 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective
Official Title: Severe Impairment Study - Norwegian Version. A Validation and Reliability Study.
Study Start Date : February 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Dementia

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Dementia, mild to severe.
  • Nursing Home resident

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No ability to write or read.
  • Physical handicapped, unable to use hands.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00449384

Sykehuset Innlandet HF - Sanderud
Ottestad, Oppland, Norway, 2312
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sykehuset Innlandet HF
Study Chair: Knut Engedal, PhD The Norwegian Centre for Dementia Research (NCDR), Norway Identifier: NCT00449384     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: F06002
First Posted: March 20, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 3, 2007
Last Verified: July 2007

Keywords provided by Sykehuset Innlandet HF:
Severe Impairment Battery
Clinical Dementia Rating

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders