Epidemiologic Follow Up Study of Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy Among Seniors
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01351727|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 11, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 6, 2017
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||97 participants|
|Official Title:||Epidemiologic Follow Up Study of Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy Among Seniors From Different Ethnic Groups|
|Study Start Date :||January 2011|
|Primary Completion Date :||September 2014|
|Study Completion Date :||September 2014|
Seniors with Seizures
Seniors aged 65 or older with newly diagnosed seizures (consistent with epilepsy) or epilepsy as of October, 2010.
- A two-year incidence rate of new-onset seizures and/or newly-diagnosed epilepsy among seniors in southeastern Arizona. [ Time Frame: Up to four years ]A surveillance mechanism will be developed to identify and recruit seniors from emergency departments, neurology clinics, primary care clinics, and other service providers for seniors.
- Compare the impact of epilepsy on the different ethnic groups of seniors with epilepsy [ Time Frame: Up to four years ]
- Assess the level and ethnic differences in health-related quality of life, mental health, and perceived stigma among seniors with seizures.
- Use in-depth interviews to explore issues related to epilepsy and its treatment.
- Conduct focus groups with caregivers to learn about their concerns and barriers.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01351727
|United States, Arizona|
|Pima, Cochise, Santa Cruz Counties|
|Tucson, Arizona, United States, 85724|
|Principal Investigator:||David Labiner, MD||University of Arizona|
|Principal Investigator:||Jenny Chong, PhD||University of Arizona|