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Falls Prevention in Acute Care Hospital (PRECEPT)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified January 2010 by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01054287
First received: January 21, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2010
History: No changes posted
  Purpose
The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of a multifactorial falls prevention program in an acute internal medicine ward.

Condition Intervention
Falls
Other: Multifactorial falls prevention program
Other: No falls prevention intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Official Title: Falls Prevention Program in Acute Care Hospital

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Further study details as provided by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • falls rate [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Falls prevention Other: Multifactorial falls prevention program
Placebo Comparator: Usual care Other: No falls prevention intervention

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all patients admitted to internal medicine ward

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01054287

Locations
Switzerland
Service of internal medicine, CHUV
Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland, 1011
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01054287     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SQO150 
Study First Received: January 21, 2010
Last Updated: January 21, 2010
Health Authority: Switzerland: Federal Office of Public Health

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on December 02, 2016