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Risk Stratification in Acutely Admitted Medical Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00768547
First Posted: October 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: July 22, 2011
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Information provided by:
Ribe County Hospital
  Purpose

The study has three main parts.

  1. To see if we can develop a riskstratification tool that can be used to asses the risk for acutely admitted medical patients for inhospital death, admission to the ICU and death within 30 days of release.
  2. To test existing tool as in 1.
  3. To clarify if it is most reasonable to let the admitting doctor order blood test by clinical judgment or be using a predefined list of tests.

Condition
Hematologic Tests

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Risk Stratification in Acutely Admitted Medical Patients

Further study details as provided by Ribe County Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of test taken in each group [ Time Frame: Five months ]

Enrollment: 5900
Study Start Date: August 2008
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: July 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
By protocol
Where the test are predefined
By degression
The group where the doctor decided which test are to be taken.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Any patient acutely admitted to the medical department of Ribe County Hospital
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any patient acutely admitted to the medical department of Ribe County Hospital

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age below 15 years
  • Unwilling to participate
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00768547


Locations
Denmark
Ribe County Hospital
Esbjerg, Denmark, 6700
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ribe County Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: MIkkel Brabrand, MD, Ribe County Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00768547     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: risk stratification
First Submitted: October 7, 2008
First Posted: October 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: July 22, 2011
Last Verified: August 2008