Rehabilitation to Patients Over 65 Years Undergoing THA

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2006 by University of Aarhus.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 26, 2005
Last Update Posted : December 19, 2006
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September 23, 2005
September 26, 2005
December 19, 2006
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Selfrated health among the population shows significant dysfunction among patients over 75 years, patient living alone and patients depended on help from others
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Rehabilitation to Patients Over 65 Years Undergoing THA
Cross-Section Study Among Patients Waiting for or Already Undergoing THA Followed by a RCT

Patients over 65 years do not have a self care ability the surgery benefits them.

The aim of this study is development of a rehabilitation program based on patients' self-rated health.

  1. A cross section study including 600 patients
  2. RCT including 160 patients

Fase 1: 600 patients waiting for or already having received total hip-/knee-replacement participated in a questionnaire study using SF- 36. The aim was to document self-rated health among this population.

Fase 2: Results from the cross section study form the base for the RCT, where 160 patients over 65 years undergoing THR, 80 patients are in an intervention group and 80 patients in a control group. A nurse intervention program is tested, and results from the study will form the base for a structured rehabilitation program.

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Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Hip Arthroplasty
  • Procedure: interview and advising
  • Behavioral: 3 follow up interviews and personal advising
  • Procedure: interview SF-36 self rated health
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Hørdam B, Sabroe S, Pedersen PU, Mejdahl S, Søballe K. Nursing intervention by telephone interviews of patients aged over 65 years after total hip replacement improves health status: a randomised clinical trial. Scand J Caring Sci. 2010 Mar;24(1):94-100. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-6712.2009.00691.x. Epub 2009 Apr 28.

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Inclusion Criteria:patients over 65 years undergoing total hip replacement

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients dropping out
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
65 Years to 95 Years   (Adult, Senior)
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University of Aarhus
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Principal Investigator: Kjeld Soballe, MD, Professor Ortopaedic Center, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus Denmark
Principal Investigator: Kjeld Soballe Department of Orthopaedics, Aarhus University Hospital, Tage Hansensgade 10, DK-8000 Aarhus C
Principal Investigator: Kjeld Soballe, MD,DR.Med.,Professor Aarhus University Hospitak,Ortopaedic center, Aarhus Denmark
University of Aarhus
December 2006

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