A Descriptive Study to Explore Certain Characteristics of Patients at Risk for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in a Primary Care Setting

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 16, 2009
Last Update Posted : November 19, 2010
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to explore if certain characteristics, easily detected within a regular primary care setting, may indicate that a patient at risk for COPD (45 ≤ age ≤ 80 years and a smoking history of ≥ 15 pack years) is prone to have a diagnosis of COPD according to Medical Products Agency guidelines.

Condition or disease
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 309 participants
Official Title: A Descriptive Study to Explore Certain Characteristics of Patients at Risk for COPD in a Primary Care Setting
Study Start Date : October 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2010

No treatment
Patients with a smoking history of 15 pack years or more.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The patients will test their lung function with a COPD-6 screener for COPD and compare with regular spirometry. Medical records will be checked for health care contacts with respiratory diagnosis during the last 24 months prior to the study visit. [ Time Frame: There will only be one visit in the study ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary care clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a history of smoking one pack of cigarettes per day for 15 years or more

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Known severe cardiovascular disease

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01013922

Research Site
Alingsas, Sweden
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Arvidsjaur, Sweden
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Askim, Sweden
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Atvidaberg, Sweden
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Bromma, Sweden
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Eslov, Sweden
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Falun, Sweden
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Gagnef, Sweden
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Goteborg, Sweden
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Hagfors, Sweden
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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Hisings Karra, Sweden
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Hollviken, Sweden
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Jarpen, Sweden
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Karlshamn, Sweden
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Karlskrona, Sweden
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Kil, Sweden
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Limhamn, Sweden
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Linkoping, Sweden
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Lulea, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Timra, Sweden
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Varnamo, Sweden
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Björn Tilling Åtvidabergs vårdcentral
Study Director: Georgios Stratelis AstraZeneca

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: MC MD, AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT01013922     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-RSE-DUM-2008/1
First Posted: November 16, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 19, 2010
Last Verified: November 2010

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases