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Why in Hospital - Factors Determining Time to Discharge Readiness After Arthroplasty Surgery

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01047371
First Posted: January 12, 2010
Last Update Posted: September 29, 2011
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Collaborator:
Lundbeck Foundation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Troels Haxholdt Lunn, Hvidovre University Hospital
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to evaluate patient related factors determining length of stay in hospital after arthroplasty surgery.

Condition
Pain Nausea Vomiting Dizzyness Fatigue Organizational Concerns Ect.

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Why in Hospital - Factors Determining Time to Discharge Readiness After Arthroplasty Surgery: An Prospective Observational Study

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Further study details as provided by Troels Haxholdt Lunn, Hvidovre University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient related factors determining length of stay in hospital [ Time Frame: Daily (average 2 days) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Length of stay in hospital [ Time Frame: At discharge (average 2 days) ]
  • Time till fulfilling of predefined discharge criteria [ Time Frame: At discharge (average 2 days) ]

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: January 2010
Study Completion Date: August 2010
Primary Completion Date: August 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Patients with Osteoarthrosis
All consecutive patients scheduled for total hip or knee arthroplasty

Detailed Description:

To evaluate why the patient is in hospital after surgery, when predefined discharge criteria are met, which patient related clinical problems hinder fulfilling of the discharge criteria, and to evaluate actual length of stay in hospital.

All consecutive patients scheduled for total hip or knee arthroplasty are included in the trial.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All consecutive patients scheduled for total hip or knee arthroplasty
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients scheduled for total hip or knee arthroplasty

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age under 18 years
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01047371


Locations
Denmark
Hvidovre University Hospital
Copenhagen, Hvidovre, Denmark, 2650
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hvidovre University Hospital
Lundbeck Foundation
Investigators
Study Director: Henrik Husted, MD Hvidovre University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Troels H. Lunn, M.D Hvidovre University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Troels Haxholdt Lunn, MD, Hvidovre University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01047371     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1234
5678
First Submitted: January 11, 2010
First Posted: January 12, 2010
Last Update Posted: September 29, 2011
Last Verified: September 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fatigue
Vomiting
Dizziness
Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases