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Point of Care Device Use in the Pediatric Emergency Department

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00285285
First Posted: February 1, 2006
Last Update Posted: February 1, 2006
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Collaborators:
Karen A. Santucci
M. Douglas Baker
i-Stat Corporation
Information provided by:
Yale University
January 31, 2006
February 1, 2006
February 1, 2006
January 2004
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Total Length of Stay
Same as current
No Changes Posted
Time length for results return, disposition decision, time in ED proper
Same as current
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Point of Care Device Use in the Pediatric Emergency Department
A Randomized Trial to Assess the Efficacy of Point-of-Care Testing in Decreasing Length of Stay in a Pediatric Emergency Department
To compare the effect of “point-of-care” (POC) analysis of blood work with traditional laboratory methods on length of stay in a pediatric emergency department (PED).
This study was a prospective, randomized controlled study of patients requiring blood work that a POC device was capable of performing. Length of time spent at various timepoints were prospectively recorded by a dedicated research assistant after randomization.
Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
  • Dehydration
  • Seizure
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Hyperglycemia
Device: Point of Care Device; i-Stat Analyzer
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
200
August 2004
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinically requiring bloodwork capable by the POC device

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Requiring other bloodwork such as medication levels, WBC
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
up to 21 Years   (Child, Adult)
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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NCT00285285
25448
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Yale University
  • Karen A. Santucci
  • M. Douglas Baker
  • i-Stat Corporation
Study Director: M. Douglas Baker, MD Yale University
Yale University
January 2006

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