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Clinical Diagnosis of Teenagers Admitted to Pediatric Departments

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00735540
First Posted: August 15, 2008
Last Update Posted: September 1, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr Koren Ariel, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
  Purpose
This study intends to analyze the clinical characteristics of teenagers admitted to pediatric wards due to organic illness and non organic diagnosis, including patients suffering from chronic diseases and comorbidity.

Condition Intervention
Anorexia Thalassemia Sickle Cell Anemia Chronic Renal Failure Suicide Attempt Other: Observational

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: The Purpose of This Study is to Analyze the Clinical Characteristics of Teenagers Admitted to Pediatric Departments

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Further study details as provided by Dr Koren Ariel, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Analyzing the characteristics of Teenagers Admitted to Pediatric Departments [ Time Frame: One year ]
    Analyzing the characteristics of Teenagers Admitted to Pediatric Departments


Enrollment: 1389
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
A
Acute organic diseases
Other: Observational
Data summary only
B
Patients with chronic diseases
Other: Observational
Data summary only
C
Patients with psychiatric diagnosis
Other: Observational
Data summary only

Detailed Description:
The intention is to summarize the data from year 2000 to 2007 af all the teenagers aged 14 ys to 20 yes admitted to the pediatric wards at the Ha'Emek Medical Center. The demographic and clinical date will be summarized.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 20 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
About 800 teenagers are admitted each year to the pediatric departments at the Ha'Emek Medical Center. Three principal conditions are the causes of admission: chronic diseases, acute "organic" diseases, and psychiatric diseases including suicide attempts, anorexia, and others.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria: All the patients ages 14 to 20 ys admitted to the pediatric ward.

Exclusion Criteria: No exclusion criteria relevant.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00735540


Locations
Israel
Pediatric Dpt B - Ha'Emek Medical Center
Afula, Israel, 18101
Sponsors and Collaborators
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
Investigators
Study Director: Ariel Koren, MD Pediatric Hematology Unit - Ha'Emek Medical Center - Afula - 18101 - Israel
Principal Investigator: Nili Gabay Saar, MD Pediatric Dpt B - Ha'Emek Medical Center - Afula - Israel
Principal Investigator: Ziva Bracha, MD Pediatric Psychiatric Unit - Ha'Emek Medical Center- Afula - Israel
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr Koren Ariel, Head of Pediatric Hematology Unit and Pediatric Dpt B, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00735540     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0022-08-EMC
First Submitted: August 14, 2008
First Posted: August 15, 2008
Last Update Posted: September 1, 2015
Last Verified: August 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Renal Insufficiency
Suicide
Thalassemia
Anorexia
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Anemia, Sickle Cell
Suicide, Attempted
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Self-Injurious Behavior
Behavioral Symptoms
Anemia, Hemolytic, Congenital
Anemia, Hemolytic
Anemia
Hematologic Diseases
Hemoglobinopathies
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic