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Follow-up Home Visits With Nutrition (OHE)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01249716
First Posted: November 30, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 29, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AAstrup, University of Copenhagen
  Purpose

To assess the effect on geriatric patients of follow-up home visit including nutrition.

The hypothesis is that this can prevent hospital readmissions, and has a positive impact on functional abilities and quality of life


Condition Intervention
Malnutrition Dietary Supplement: individual nutritional therapy

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Follow-up Home Visits With Nutrition (OHE)

Further study details as provided by AAstrup, University of Copenhagen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • hospital readmissions [ Time Frame: one year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • body weight [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Enrollment: 152
Study Start Date: December 2010
Study Completion Date: March 2012
Primary Completion Date: March 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Dietary Supplement: individual nutritional therapy
    individual nutritional therapy provided by a registered dietician by means of three follow-up home visits
Detailed Description:
Before and after the intervention the participants nutritional status, hand grip strength, functional abilities, well-being, dietary intake, level of tiredness,and activities of daily living will be assessed
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Geriatric patients in nutritional risk

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Dementia
  • Expected readmissions
  • Terminal disease
  • Non-Danish speaking
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01249716


Locations
Denmark
Geriatric department
Herlev, Denmark, 2730
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Copenhagen
  More Information

Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: AAstrup, professor, University of Copenhagen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01249716     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 22
First Submitted: November 29, 2010
First Posted: November 30, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 29, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

Keywords provided by AAstrup, University of Copenhagen:
follow-up home visit
Geriatric Disorder
rehabilitation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Malnutrition
Nutrition Disorders