Orthostatic Hypotension in Elderly Nursing Home Residents
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01362751|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 30, 2011
Last Update Posted : September 5, 2012
In this study the investigators aimed
- to investigate the prevalence of orthostatic hypotension in elderly nursing home residents.
- to investigate whether the presence of orthostatic hypotension influences the chance of successful rehabilitation.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Orthostatic Hypotension||Other: No intervention|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||290 participants|
|Study Start Date :||October 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||March 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 2012|
Nursing home residents
In this study, patients from both the somatic and the psychogeriatric department are included. For the primary endpoint 'successful rehabilitation' only the patients from the somatic departments are included.
Other: No intervention
This study is an observational cohort study > no interventions
- Orthostatic hypotension [ Time Frame: Baseline ]Orthostatic hypotension is defined by consensus as a fall in blood pressure of at least 20 mmHg systolic or 10 mmHg diastolic within 3 minutes in the upright position
- Successful rehabilitation [ Time Frame: After 5 years ]Successful rehabilitation is defined as whether the patient is able to return to his/her home or another location (but not a nursing home) after discharge from the nursing home. Unsuccessful rehabilitations implies that the patients becomes a long-stay nursing home resident.
- All-cause and Cardiovascular mortality [ Time Frame: Date of death ]
- Quality of life [ Time Frame: Measured at baseline and after 1 year ]Quality of life is measured using the RAND-36 questionnaire.
- Fall incidents [ Time Frame: After 5 years ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01362751
|Nursing home TriviumMeulenbeltZorg, location Borsthuis|