Early Hospital Discharge Program in Neonatology (EDNEO)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00569608|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 7, 2007
Last Update Posted : December 7, 2007
Early discharge of premature infants from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will have substantial benefits:
(i) diminish parental stress;
(ii) increase parental - child bonding;
(iii) diminish medical complications derived from prolonged hospitalization;
(iv) reduce cost;
(v) increase number of point of attendance disponible for future patients.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Prematurity||Other: Early Discharge||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||140 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Early Discharge Program From a Regional Reference Neonatal Intensive Care Unit|
|Study Start Date :||January 2005|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2006|
Neonates submitted to the protocol of early discharge.
Other: Early Discharge
Application of an early discharge protocol from the neonatal intensive care unit.
No Intervention: SDP
Discharge following the standard protocol of the neonatal intensive care unit.
- Reduction in the length of hospitalization. [ Time Frame: Days of hospitalization ]
- Parental stress [ Time Frame: up to 3 months post discharge ]
- Use of Health Resources of the Community [ Time Frame: up to 3 months post discharge ]
- Reduction in cost of hospitalization [ Time Frame: Reduction in euros/baby ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00569608
|Hospital Universitario La Fe|
|Valencia, Spain, 46009|
|Study Director:||PILAR SAENZ, MD||AGENCIA VALENCIANA DE SALUT|