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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:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01054287
First Posted: January 22, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 22, 2010
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Information provided by:
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
  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 ]

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

  Eligibility

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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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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01054287


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 Submitted: January 21, 2010
First Posted: January 22, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 22, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010