Cardiac Autonomic Function For Risk Stratification in the Emergency Room (PREDICT-ER)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Axel Bauer, University Hospital Tuebingen Identifier:
First received: December 2, 2011
Last updated: February 5, 2014
Last verified: February 2014

The aim of the study is to test the hypothesis that impaired cardiac autonomic function predicts adverse outcome in unselected patients presenting in the emergency ward.

Autonomic Nervous System Activity

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Risk Stratification in the Emergency Room by Cardiac Autonomic Function

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • In-hospital mortality [ Time Frame: 10 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Cardiac mortality [ Time Frame: 10 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • transfer to intensive care unit [ Time Frame: 10 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • hospital discharge [ Time Frame: 48 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • duration of hospital stay [ Time Frame: within 30 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • costs of health care [ Time Frame: 30 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • 180 day mortality [ Time Frame: 180 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 6521
Study Start Date: October 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Consecutive patients presenting at the emergency department of the University Hospital of Tübingen


Inclusion Criteria:

- presenting at the emergency department of the University Hospital of Tübingen

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01486589

Medizinische Universitätsklinik Tübingen
Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 72076
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Responsible Party: Axel Bauer, Prof. Dr. Axel Bauer, University Hospital Tuebingen Identifier: NCT01486589     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 577/2011BO1
Study First Received: December 2, 2011
Last Updated: February 5, 2014
Health Authority: Germany: Ethics Commission

Keywords provided by
emergency care
cardiac autonomic function
deceleration capacity

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Disease Attributes
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