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Development of an Integrated Health Care Environment for Elderly With RFID Technology

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00748683
First Posted: September 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 15, 2009
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Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
  Purpose

A falling prevention system will be established by RFID location and motion detection.

  • Using RFID to detect participants' allocation indoor.
  • Modifying environment parameters such as light, sound, to alert users if them enter a place with potential hazards.

Data exchange models will also developed in this project

  • Interchanging different data including physiological data and RFID data into a database
  • establishing interchange protocol according the HL7 standard

Condition Intervention Phase
Elderly Other: RFID Early Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Development of an Integrated Health Care Environment for Elderly With RFID Technology

Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Falling rate of participants [ Time Frame: End of study ]

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2009
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Other: RFID
    A RFID tag attached on subjects' clothes 24hr a day during 1 month.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age above 65 year old
  • Living in the Nursing home, Bei-Hu Branch, National Taiwan University Hospital
  • with ability to independent ambulation (with or without assistive devices)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no ability to independent ambulation
  • with infective diseases.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00748683


Locations
Taiwan
Nursing Home, Bei-Hu Branch, National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jin-Shin Lai, M.D. National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jin-Shin Lai, National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00748683     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20080816R
First Submitted: September 1, 2008
First Posted: September 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: December 15, 2009
Last Verified: September 2008

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
elderly
longterm care