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Validation of a Dehydration Scoring System (VDSS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00931177
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 2, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 5, 2011
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
This is a study to evaluate the validity, reliability, and clinical usefulness of a new dehydration scoring system (DSS).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Dehydration Other: weight Other: weight and dehydration score

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Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 102 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Validation of a Dehydration Scoring System
Study Start Date : June 2009
Primary Completion Date : June 2010
Study Completion Date : November 2010

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Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Dehydrated children
children with dehydration
Other: weight
weight and dehydration scores
Other: weight and dehydration score
weight and dehydration score
Other Name: weight and dehydration


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in weight compared to dehydration score. [ Time Frame: 1 week ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Month to 15 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Dehydrated children
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 1 mo - 15 yo children with DEHYDRATION from vomiting, diarrhea, or poor oral intake from presumed gastroenteritis
  • Previously healthy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Preexisting cardiac, renal, or gastrointestinal disease
  • diabetes
  • failure to thrive
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
United States, Arizona
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85029
Sponsors and Collaborators
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Mark Hostetler, MD Phoenix Children's Hospital
More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Mark A Hostetler, MD, MPH - Principal Investigator, Phoenix Children's Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00931177     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VDSS
First Posted: July 2, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 5, 2011
Last Verified: September 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dehydration
Water-Electrolyte Imbalance
Metabolic Diseases
Pathologic Processes