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Satisfaction Survey for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Patients Comparing Rooms With and Without Assistive Technology

This study has been terminated.
(The study was discontinued due to low enrollment. A survey has been implemented in place of a formal study.)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00718107
First Posted: July 18, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 5, 2013
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Collaborator:
MDA/ALS Center of Hope
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Drexel University ( Drexel University College of Medicine )
July 14, 2008
July 18, 2008
March 5, 2013
June 2005
February 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Patient Satisfaction [ Time Frame: Period of Hospital Stay ]
Survey administered asks patients to rate their satisfaction with their hospital stay from Very Dissatisfied to Very Satisfied. Specific questions included satisfaction with hospital staff, quality of care, and comfort and accessibility of their room.
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Satisfaction Survey for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Patients Comparing Rooms With and Without Assistive Technology
Satisfaction Survey for ALS Patients Comparing Rooms With and Without Assistive Technology

The purpose of this study is :

  1. To assess the ALS patient's satisfaction related to a hospital stay on the neurology floor of Hahnemann Hospital.
  2. To compare the reported satisfaction of those individuals who stayed in a standard hospital room with those who stayed in Room 1455. Room 1455 is a room specifically set up with assistive technology related to environmental controls for individuals with disabilities.
  3. To look at frequency of use of the various pieces of adaptive equipment.
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Observational
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Non-Probability Sample
In-patients from the neurology floor of Hahnemann Hospital
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Neurodegenerative Disease
  • Motor Neuron Disease
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ALS
Subjects having either definite or probable ALS by El Escorial Criteria.
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Terminated
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February 2012
February 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • In-patients with probable or definite ALS, ages 18 - 90, staying on the neurology floor of Hahnemann Hospital

Exclusion Criteria:

  • In-patients who do not meet the criteria of the diagnosis of ALS.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
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United States
 
 
NCT00718107
Internal-15894
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Drexel University ( Drexel University College of Medicine )
Drexel University College of Medicine
MDA/ALS Center of Hope
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Drexel University
March 2013
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