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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   (Adult, Senior)
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 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:
Hip Fractures
Femoral Fractures
Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries
Hip Injuries
Leg Injuries
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on October 25, 2016