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The Evaluation and Management of Patients With Acute ChesT Pain in China (EMPACT)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02536677
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 1, 2015
Last Update Posted : January 9, 2018
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
People's Hospital of Jinxiang County
People's Hospital of Chengwu
Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of Wucheng County
People's Hospital of Longkou City
People's Hospital of Gaomi City
Linyi People's Hospital
People's Hospital of Wenshang County
The 2nd People's Hospital of Liaocheng City
People's Hospital of Shouguang City
Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of Pingyin County
Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of Laoling City
The 2nd People's Hospital of Dongying City
Affiliated Hospital of Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences
People's Hospital of Shizhong District, Jinan City
The 2nd People's Hospital of Dezhou City
Central Hospital of Zibo City
Jining Medical University
People's Hospital of Mudan, Heze City
The 3rd People's Hospital of Jinan City
Qianfoshan Hospital
Xinlongzhuang Colliery Hospital
The 2nd Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of Taian City
Qilu Hospital of Shandong University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yuguo Chen, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University

Brief Summary:
EMPACT is the first attempt to comprehensively evaluate the current emergency care of acute chest pain from a regional representative sample in China.Findings will allow new opportunities to facilitate the clinical quality improvements and ultimately reduce the mortality and health care burden in patients with acute chest pain. It also will help to establish a regional network and database for further research and performance improvement.

Condition or disease
Acute Chest Pain Acute Coronary Syndrome

Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Actual Enrollment : 8374 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration: 1 Month
Official Title: The Evaluation and Management of Patients With Acute ChesT Pain in China
Actual Study Start Date : January 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2017

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Chest Pain




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Major adverse cardiac events (MACE) [ Time Frame: 30 days after presenting to the emergency departments(ED) ]
    The primary outcome was a composite of adjudicated MACEs, including death from all causes, non-fatal acute myocardial infarction (AMI), urgent revascularization, stroke, cardiac arrest, and cardiogenic shock.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. revisiting to ED and rehospitalization [ Time Frame: 30 days after presenting to the EDs ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

We used a stratified random sampling design to generate a Shandong province representative sample of hospitals. Twenty two hospitals were randomly selected including 12 rural hospitals, 6 grade II and 4 grade III urban hospitals. One grade II-urban hospital refused to participate. As a coordinating center, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University participated in the study without being sampled. Finally, 22 hospitals were included.

A total of more than 10000 patients were anticipated to be consecutively enrolled from the participating hospitals over the course of the 12-month program. The beginning dates of enrollment in 22 centers were distributed from January, 2016 to September 2016.

Criteria

Inclusion criteria

  1. Eighteen years and older
  2. Presenting to the ED
  3. With acute chest pain or suspected ACS
  4. Symptoms occurring within 24 hours
  5. Informed consent from patient or next of kin

Exclusion criteria

  1. Chest pain caused by trauma
  2. Persisting or recurrent chest pain caused by rheumatic diseases or cancer
  3. Transferred from another grade II or grade III hospital
  4. Presenting to the ED again within 30 days after initial enrollment

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Locations
China, Shandong
Qilu Hospital of Shandong University
Jinan, Shandong, China, 250012
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yuguo Chen
People's Hospital of Jinxiang County
People's Hospital of Chengwu
Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of Wucheng County
People's Hospital of Longkou City
People's Hospital of Gaomi City
Linyi People's Hospital
People's Hospital of Wenshang County
The 2nd People's Hospital of Liaocheng City
People's Hospital of Shouguang City
Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of Pingyin County
Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of Laoling City
The 2nd People's Hospital of Dongying City
Affiliated Hospital of Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences
People's Hospital of Shizhong District, Jinan City
The 2nd People's Hospital of Dezhou City
Central Hospital of Zibo City
Jining Medical University
People's Hospital of Mudan, Heze City
The 3rd People's Hospital of Jinan City
Qianfoshan Hospital
Xinlongzhuang Colliery Hospital
The 2nd Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of Taian City
Qilu Hospital of Shandong University
Investigators
Study Chair: Yuguo Chen, M.D., Ph.D Qilu Hospital of Shandong University

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Yuguo Chen, President, Chinese Society of Emergency Medicine;Director, Chest Pain Center, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02536677     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: QLEmer201507
First Posted: September 1, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 9, 2018
Last Verified: January 2018

Keywords provided by Yuguo Chen, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University:
Acute Chest Pain
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Evaluation and Management
Decision Aid
Healthcare Utilization

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Chest Pain
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms