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Individual and Environmental Risk Factors of Unplanned Admissions of Elderly (RIEHO)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00986739
First Posted: September 30, 2009
Last Update Posted: September 12, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
  Purpose
The aim of this multicenter study is to investigate risk factors for unplanned hospitalizations, including individual and environmental factors, notably air pollution.

Condition
Ageing

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Individual and Environmental Risk Factors of Unplanned Admissions of Elderly : RIEHO Inception Cohort

Further study details as provided by Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Factor to explain is unplanned hospitalizations, it will also look into the institution or death, the factors are individual characteristics (medical, functional) and environmental (family, social, physical) [ Time Frame: 3 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Typology of elderly people [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
  • Types of weather patterns and environmental [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
  • Modeling of pollution levels and a dose-response relationship [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
  • Validity of questionnaire RAI (Resident Assessment Instrument): reproducibility, internal consistency, validity of structure and against criterion [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
  • Appropriateness of hospital admissions [ Time Frame: 3 years ]

Enrollment: 973
Actual Study Start Date: July 2009
Study Completion Date: July 2017
Primary Completion Date: July 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   80 Years and older   (Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patient aged 80 and over presenting to the emergency department (ED) for medical concern eventually associated with social concern and admitted in a medical or surgical ward
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient aged 80 and over presenting to the emergency department (ED) for medical concern eventually associated with social concern and admitted in a medical or surgical ward.
  • Three hospitals, two located in the Paris area and one in Champagne, offering emergency care and providing geriatric services will be involved in the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refusal of the patient or of helping him to sign informed consent
  • Refusal of the patient or of helping him to answer
  • Premature exit before initial examination
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00986739


Locations
France
hopital Ambroise Paré
Boulogne Billancourt, France, 92100
Service de Court Séjour Gériatrique, CHU DE REIMS, HOPITAL MAISON-BLANCHE
Reims, France, 51092
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Philippe Aegerter, MD, PhD Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
  More Information

Responsible Party: Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00986739     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AOM 08205
First Submitted: September 29, 2009
First Posted: September 30, 2009
Last Update Posted: September 12, 2017
Last Verified: October 2016

Keywords provided by Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris:
Chronic pathologies
elderly
atmospheric pollution
unplanned hospitalization
case-crossover