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Is Self-Reported Quality Assessment in Surgery Reliable?

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2007 by University of Zurich.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00548535
First Posted: October 24, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 24, 2007
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Information provided by:
University of Zurich
  Purpose

Aim of the study is to evaluate the reliability of self-reported surgical outcome by residents

  • prospective assessment of postoperative complications done by residents using a validated five-scale complication classification
  • simultanously, complications will be prospectively assessed in the same manner by an external clinical nurse
  • Trial with surgical intervention

Condition Intervention
Patients of Visceral- and Transplantation Surgery Procedure: Reliability of complication assessment

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by University of Zurich:

Study Start Date: January 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2008
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • All patients undergoing elective surgery

Exclusion criteria:

  • Patients not undergoing surgery
  • Patient in outpatient setting
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00548535


Contacts
Contact: Daniel Dindo, MD +41 (0)44 255 11 11 daniel.dindo@usz.ch

Locations
Switzerland
University Hospital of Zurich Recruiting
Zurich, Switzerland
Contact: Daniel Dindo, MD       daniel.dindo@usz.ch   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Daniel Dindo UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00548535     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DDI1007
First Submitted: October 23, 2007
First Posted: October 24, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 24, 2007
Last Verified: October 2007