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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
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First received: January 21, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2010
History: No changes posted
The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of a multifactorial falls prevention program in an acute internal medicine ward.

Condition Intervention
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 ]

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


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all patients admitted to internal medicine ward

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01054287

Contact: Stephane Rochat, MD +41 21 314 5239

Service of internal medicine, CHUV Not yet recruiting
Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland, 1011
Contact: Stephane Rochat, MD    +41 21 3145239   
Principal Investigator: Gerard Waeber, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Stephane Rochat, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
  More Information Identifier: NCT01054287     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SQO150
Study First Received: January 21, 2010
Last Updated: January 21, 2010 processed this record on May 25, 2017