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Falls Prevention in Acute Care Hospital (PRECEPT)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01054287
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2010 by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : January 22, 2010
Last Update Posted : January 22, 2010
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of a multifactorial falls prevention program in an acute internal medicine ward.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Falls Other: Multifactorial falls prevention program Other: No falls prevention intervention

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Official Title: Falls Prevention Program in Acute Care Hospital

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Falls prevention Other: Multifactorial falls prevention program
Placebo Comparator: Usual care Other: No falls prevention intervention


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. falls rate [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all patients admitted to internal medicine ward

Exclusion Criteria:

Contacts and Locations

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Contacts
Contact: Stephane Rochat, MD +41 21 314 5239 stephane.rochat@chuv.ch

Locations
Switzerland
Service of internal medicine, CHUV Not yet recruiting
Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland, 1011
Contact: Stephane Rochat, MD    +41 21 3145239    stephane.rochat@chuv.ch   
Principal Investigator: Gerard Waeber, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Stephane Rochat, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01054287     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SQO150
First Posted: January 22, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 22, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010