the Patients Journey Through Surgical Admission Ward Versus Emergency Department
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01733511|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 27, 2012
Last Update Posted : November 27, 2012
Emergency departments are established in 20 hospitals in Denmark in order to improve the quality for the acute patients.
A group of acute patients which require timely assessment and plan from a specialist is patients with abdominal pain.
the aim of the present study is to evaluate whether the admission of the group of patients to emergency departments reduces the time to doctor, specialist and plan compared to the traditional admission to a surgical acute ward.
|Condition or disease|
|Waiting Time in Emergency Department|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||109 participants|
|Study Start Date :||February 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2011|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||January 2012|
|admitted to emergency department|
|patients admitted to surgical ward|
- time in minutes [ Time Frame: up to 24 hours after admission ]the time in minutes from the patient is admitted until the patient is seen by a doctor and until a treatment plan is recorded