Multicenter Study of Generation Comorbidity Score

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Diego Hernan Giunta, MD, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01346111
First received: April 29, 2011
Last updated: March 19, 2015
Last verified: March 2015
  Purpose

The purpose of the study is to generate and valid a co-morbidity score with updated definitions and suitable for use in Argentina in both public and private settings. These tools would allow us to compare different populations in Argentina adjusting for comorbidities. Also, this would potentially help attending physicians and health administrators.


Condition
Death

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Multicenter Study for the Generation of a Score of Comorbidities

Further study details as provided by Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • generate a co-morbidity score [ Time Frame: 12 months follow up ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Generate a co-morbidity score that measures the weight for individuals morbidities with respect to death.


Enrollment: 2640
Study Start Date: April 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2014
Primary Completion Date: July 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
generation cohort
Included 5 hospitals from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Detailed Description:

The investigators will generate a co-morbidity score, perform the score validation and generate an online calculator for the score (open access).

Finally, a score validation for extreme values of score will be performed to ensure representativeness of these patients.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Adults, who were admitted to hospital for a non programme admission, medical or surgical admission

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult 17 older
  • admitted to hospital within 72 hours of admission
  • non programed admission

Exclusion Criteria:

  • negative to participate
  • 72 hs mortality expected
  • obstetrics admissions
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Argentina
Hospital Interzonal General de Agudos Piñeyro
Junin, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1181
Hospital Complejo Médico de la Policía Federal Argentina Churruca-Visca
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1181
Hospital General de Agudos Vélez Sarfield
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1181
Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1181
Hospital Lagomaggiore
Mendoza, Argentina
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Diego H Giunta, MD Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Diego Hernan Giunta, MD, MD, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01346111     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1385
Study First Received: April 29, 2011
Last Updated: March 19, 2015
Health Authority: Argentina: Human Research Bioethics Committee

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 31, 2015