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Development and Validation of a Morbidity Index for Complications in Minor and Major Abdominal Surgery

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00782704
First Posted: October 31, 2008
Last Update Posted: February 10, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ksenija Slankamenac, University of Zurich
October 29, 2008
October 31, 2008
February 10, 2015
October 2008
December 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
to develop and validate a morbidity index [ Time Frame: preoeprativ and one day before discharge ]
Same as current
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Development and Validation of a Morbidity Index for Complications in Minor and Major Abdominal Surgery
Development and Validation of a Morbidity Index for Complications in Minor and Major Abdominal Surgery
The aim is to develop and validate a morbidity index for postoperative complications in patients undergoing visceral surgery.
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Observational
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Probability Sample
Patients: all patients of the Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery of the University Hospital of Zurich Nurses: Staff nurses of the University Hospital of Zurich Physicians: from different units of the University Hospital of Zurich (Visceral-, Thoracic, Cardiovascular Surgery, Anesthesiology, Intensiv Care Unit, Urology)
Postoperative Complications
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  • 1
    questionnair for Patients
  • 2
    questionnaire for Nurses
  • 3
    questionnaire for Physicians
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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
219
December 2009
December 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age: ≥ 18 years
  • Capacity to act and no legal guardian
  • Patients with any underlying disease admitted to the Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery of the University Hospital of Zurich with planned minor or major visceral surgery
  • German language as daily language.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with cognitive difficulties and diseases, which may yield unreliable answers
  • Patients unable to read and write
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Yes
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Switzerland
 
 
NCT00782704
StV 30-2008
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Ksenija Slankamenac, University of Zurich
University of Zurich
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Principal Investigator: Ksenija Slankamenac, med. pract Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery
University of Zurich
February 2015