Postoperative Delirium in Hip Fracture Patients

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Ullevaal University Hospital Identifier:
First received: November 27, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2007
History: No changes posted

Risk factors for postoperative delirium in hip fracture patients.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Postoperative Delirium in Hip Fracture Patients

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Further study details as provided by Ullevaal University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Delirium/ no-delirium [ Time Frame: 5 days postoperative ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Severity of delirium, length of delirium, complications, comorbidity, one-year mortality. [ Time Frame: 5 days postoperative, one year ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

whole blood, serum

Estimated Enrollment: 364
Study Start Date: May 2005
Study Completion Date: January 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Study Population

Patients with hip fracture admitted to Ulleval Hospital and Diakonhjemmet Hospital


Inclusion Criteria:

  • hip fracture
  • age 65 or older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • critical ill/ dying
  • aphasia
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00564434

Ullevaal Hospital
Oslo, Norway
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ullevaal University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00564434     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1.2005.812
Study First Received: November 27, 2007
Last Updated: November 27, 2007
Health Authority: Norway:National Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics

Keywords provided by Ullevaal University Hospital:
risk factors

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic, Cognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
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