Is Self-Reported Quality Assessment in Surgery Reliable?

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2007 by University of Zurich.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : October 24, 2007
Last Update Posted : October 24, 2007
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University of Zurich

Brief Summary:

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 or disease Intervention/treatment
Patients of Visceral- and Transplantation Surgery Procedure: Reliability of complication assessment

Study Type : Observational
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : January 2007
Study Completion Date : January 2008

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

Inclusion criteria:

  • All patients undergoing elective surgery

Exclusion criteria:

  • Patients not undergoing surgery
  • Patient in outpatient setting

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00548535

Contact: Daniel Dindo, MD +41 (0)44 255 11 11

University Hospital of Zurich Recruiting
Zurich, Switzerland
Contact: Daniel Dindo, MD   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Zurich
Principal Investigator: Daniel Dindo UniversitaetsSpital Zuerich Identifier: NCT00548535     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DDI1007
First Posted: October 24, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 24, 2007
Last Verified: October 2007