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Improving Quality of Care for Hip-Fracture Patients: Studies on Fast-track Surgery (Q-HIP)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01487772
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 7, 2011
Last Update Posted : September 19, 2014
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The aims of the studies are to examine the impact of delayed time to surgery for hip-fracture patients with regard to in-hospital complication rate and one-year mortality and to evaluate two different fast-track systems for hip-fracture patients with regard to patient outcome, complication rate and patient satisfaction.

Condition or disease
Hip Fractures

Detailed Description:
The aims of the studies are to examine the impact of delayed time to surgery for hip-fracture patients with regard to in-hospital complication rate and one-year mortality and to evaluate two different fast-track systems, the hip process pathway and the ambulance process pathway, for hip-fracture patients with regard to patient outcome, complication rate and patient satisfaction.

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1307 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Improving Quality of Care for Hip-Fracture Patients: Studies on Fast-track Surgery
Study Start Date : April 2010
Primary Completion Date : April 2013
Study Completion Date : April 2013

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Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort
Hip-fracture patients
Hip-fracture patients admitted to Orthopaedic Department of Danderyd Hospital


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Complication rate [ Time Frame: 3-months ]
    The 3-month medical complication rate


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Mortality rate [ Time Frame: 1-year ]
    One-year mortality rate


Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All hip-fracture patients admitted to the Orthopaedic Department of Danderyd Hospital during a two-year period.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Hip fracture

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Periprosthetic fractures
  • Pathological fractures
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
Sweden
Danderyd Hospital
Stockholm, Sweden, 182 88
Sponsors and Collaborators
Danderyd Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Olof Skoldenebrg, MD, PhD Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
More Information

Responsible Party: Olof Skoldenberg, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Danderyd Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01487772     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010/685-32
First Posted: December 7, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 19, 2014
Last Verified: September 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Hip Fractures
Wounds and Injuries
Femoral Fractures
Hip Injuries
Leg Injuries