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Does Implementing a Urinanylsis Protocol Based on Symptoms Decrease Length of Stay in the Emergency Department?

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00583648
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (lack of funding)
First Posted : December 31, 2007
Last Update Posted : May 13, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
David Schriger, University of California, Los Angeles

Brief Summary:
The implementation of nursing urinanlysis protocols based off of symptoms of urinary infections will significantly decrease the length of a patient's stay in the Emergency Department.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Urinary Tract Infections Other: Urinanlysis Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: A Randomized Controlled Trial Showing the Effect of Patient Lenght of Stay in the Emergency Department Through Utilizing a Urinalysis Nursing Protocol.
Study Start Date : February 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Recieves urinalysis by nurse per set protocol based off of inclusion criteria
Other: Urinanlysis
sending a Urine sample to the laboratory for processing
Other Name: UA

No Intervention: 2
ordering of test will be up to the treating physician



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Length of Stay in the Emergency Department [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Physician decision making on ordering urinalysis based off of chief complaints [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 65 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients between 16 and 65 years of age complaining of any of the following: dysuria, hematuria, urinary frequency, urinary urgency

Exclusion Criteria:

  • any person less than 16 or greater than 65 years of age, history of kidney disease or transplant, foley catherization within the last 30 days, on immuno-suppresent and/or receiving chemotherapy

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Locations
United States, California
University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90095
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, Los Angeles
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Andrew W Seefeld, M.D. University of California, Los Angeles

Responsible Party: David Schriger, Principal Investigator, University of California, Los Angeles
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00583648     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UCLA-urineprotocol
UCLA-12345
First Posted: December 31, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 13, 2016
Last Verified: May 2016

Keywords provided by David Schriger, University of California, Los Angeles:
urinary tract infections
urine
urinalysis
urine protocols
urinalysis protocols
nursing protocols
Emergency Department

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Emergencies
Urinary Tract Infections
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Infection
Urologic Diseases