Diagnostic Performance of Clinical Signs Patients Suspected of Meningitis to Emergencies (MEDWATCH)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02841254|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 22, 2016
Last Update Posted : August 11, 2017
Meningitis are serious infections. Evidenced by high rates of mortality and sequelae. However, these diseases have a relatively small impact. Also physician services Home Emergencies they must be vigilant, alert, for clinical signs to be suspected meningitis. Indeed, it is only after this essential clinical milestone that will be carried out a lumbar puncture which will confirm the diagnosis and to quickly begin treatment.
Unfortunately, if recent studies can improve the therapeutic management of patients with meningitis, no study was interested in yet fundamental step of diagnosis.
It seems therefore necessary to achieve a prospective clinical study to reassess the adequacy of the clinical signs in the diagnosis of meningitis. The ideal would be to achieve a predictive clinical score of the presence or absence of meningitis.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Meningitis||Other: Non interventional study|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||579 participants|
|Official Title:||Diagnostic Performance of Clinical Signs Patients Suspected of Meningitis to Emergencies. Prospective and Multicentric Study|
|Actual Study Start Date :||November 2014|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 2016|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 2016|
- meningitis (either viral or bacterial) or absence of meningitis [ Time Frame: Until 2 days ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02841254
|Châteaubriant, France, 44146|
|Nantes University Hospital|
|Nantes, France, 44093|
|Saint-Nazaire, France, 44606|
|Principal Investigator:||Cédric BRETONNIERE, Dr||Nantes University Hospital|