Postoperative Delirium in Hip Fracture Patients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 28, 2007
Last Update Posted : November 28, 2007
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Ullevaal University Hospital

Brief Summary:
Risk factors for postoperative delirium in hip fracture patients.

Condition or disease

Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 364 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Postoperative Delirium in Hip Fracture Patients
Study Start Date : May 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2007

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

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. 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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): NCT00564434

Ullevaal Hospital
Oslo, Norway
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ullevaal University Hospital Identifier: NCT00564434     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1.2005.812
First Posted: November 28, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 28, 2007
Last Verified: November 2007

Keywords provided by Ullevaal University Hospital:
risk factors

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hip Fractures
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders
Femoral Fractures
Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries
Hip Injuries
Leg Injuries