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Evaluation of the Mobile Acute Care of the Elderly (MACE) Unit

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00927160
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 24, 2009
Results First Posted : August 14, 2013
Last Update Posted : August 23, 2013
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort;   Time Perspective: Prospective
Condition: Model of Care for Hospitalized Older Adults

  Participant Flow

Recruitment Details
Key information relevant to the recruitment process for the overall study, such as dates of the recruitment period and locations
This is an observational study which enrolled patients hospitalized from November 2008 to August 2011 at the Mount Sinai Hospital from the MACE Service or general medical service.

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
No group assignment as this is observational.

Reporting Groups
  Description
MACE Group Elderly patients admitted to the Mobile Acute Care of the Elderly Unit.
Usual Care Group Elderly patients admitted to the general medicine service in the hospital

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    MACE Group   Usual Care Group
STARTED   173   173 
COMPLETED   173   173 
NOT COMPLETED   0   0 



  Baseline Characteristics


  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Length of Hospital Stay   [ Time Frame: Depending on hospital stay ]

2.  Secondary:   Rehospitalization Rate   [ Time Frame: 30 days ]


  Serious Adverse Events


  Other Adverse Events


  Limitations and Caveats

Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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