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Risk Factors of Minor Head Injury

This study has been completed.
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Medical University of Vienna Identifier:
First received: March 23, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2007
History: No changes posted

Introduction and Aims:

The objective of this prospective study is to evaluate the risk factors of minor head injury in all consecutive patients of one year.

Minor Head Injury
Intracranial Bleeding
Traumatic Brain Injury

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Risk Factors of Minor Head Injury in Traumatological Patients

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Further study details as provided by Medical University of Vienna:

Estimated Enrollment: 12500
Study Start Date: December 2004
Study Completion Date: April 2006
Detailed Description:
Minor head injury (MHI)is one of the most common diagnoses in emergency rooms and traumatological outpatient departments. The aim of this study is to find clear evidence which risk factors are the most important in MHI patients to develop intracranial bleeding. We hypothetize that anticoagulation is one of the main risk factors for intracranial bleeding.

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Minor head injury, dizziness, nausea, vomiting

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no injury to the head
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00451789

Department for Traumatology/Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria, A-1090
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medical University of Vienna
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Machold, MD Medical University of Vienna
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00451789     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HW1 
Study First Received: March 23, 2007
Last Updated: March 23, 2007
Health Authority: Austria: Ethikkommission

Keywords provided by Medical University of Vienna:
Minor head injury
iintracranial bleeding
traumatic brain injury
Cranial computed tomography
anticoagulatory drugs

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries
Brain Injuries
Craniocerebral Trauma
Intracranial Hemorrhages
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Trauma, Nervous System
Pathologic Processes
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Vascular Diseases
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