Complaints and Presumptive Diagnosis in a Danish Emergency Department

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 11, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 11, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Christian Backer Mogensen, University of Southern Denmark

Brief Summary:

Acute patients in Denmark are often admitted to Emergency Departments by their General Practitioner with a presumptive diagnosis.

The aim of this study is to evaluate the diagnostic value of the pre-admission presumptive diagnosis and to assess if the presumptive diagnosis could be replaced by a number of symptom-based groups.

Condition or disease
Symptoms on Admission Presumptive Diagnosis on Admission Final Diagnosis

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 10070 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Study Start Date : January 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2010

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. action diagnosis [ Time Frame: 0-48 hours after admission ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
all acute admissions to a Danish Emergency Department in 2010

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all acute patients admitted to emergency department

Exclusion Criteria:

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Kolding Hospital Emergency Department
Kolding, Denmark, 6000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Southern Denmark

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Responsible Party: Christian Backer Mogensen, Assistant Professor, University of Southern Denmark Identifier: NCT01747434     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SLB-ED-05-2012
First Posted: December 11, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 11, 2012
Last Verified: December 2012