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Simplified Nutritional Screening for Patient Use

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified January 2009 by University of Southampton.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
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University of Southampton Identifier:
First received: July 3, 2008
Last updated: January 2, 2009
Last verified: January 2009
The purpose of this study is to determine if patients are able to reliably screen themselves for nutrition risk.


Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Validation of Nutritional Screening for Patient Use

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Further study details as provided by University of Southampton:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To validate the use of a screening tool for patient use [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess prevalence of malnutrition in outpatients [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Estimated Enrollment: 2200
Study Start Date: July 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Paper screening
Electronic screening


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients attending general outpatient clinics

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female
  • Adults aged > 18years
  • Able to complete screening and provide written informed consent
  • Willingness to take part

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children (<18years)
  • Pregnant women
  • Inpatients
  • Unable to complete screen due to physical or mental incapacity
  • Unable to comprehend oral and written English language
  • Participation in other nutrition studies
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00714324

Contact: Marinos Elia, Professor 02380 796317

United Kingdom
Southampton University Hospitals NHS trust Recruiting
Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom, SO16 6YD
Contact: Marinos Elia, Professor    02380 796317   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Southampton
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Principal Investigator: Marinos Elia, Professor University of Southampton
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Christine McGrath, Southampton University Hospitals NHS trust Identifier: NCT00714324     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ELIA003
Study First Received: July 3, 2008
Last Updated: January 2, 2009

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Nutrition Disorders processed this record on April 28, 2017