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Risk Stratification in Acutely Admitted Medical Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00768547
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 8, 2008
Last Update Posted : July 22, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Ribe County Hospital

Brief Summary:

The study has three main parts.

  1. To see if we can develop a riskstratification tool that can be used to asses the risk for acutely admitted medical patients for inhospital death, admission to the ICU and death within 30 days of release.
  2. To test existing tool as in 1.
  3. To clarify if it is most reasonable to let the admitting doctor order blood test by clinical judgment or be using a predefined list of tests.

Condition or disease
Hematologic Tests

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 5900 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Risk Stratification in Acutely Admitted Medical Patients
Study Start Date : August 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2011

Group/Cohort
By protocol
Where the test are predefined
By degression
The group where the doctor decided which test are to be taken.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of test taken in each group [ Time Frame: Five months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Any patient acutely admitted to the medical department of Ribe County Hospital
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any patient acutely admitted to the medical department of Ribe County Hospital

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age below 15 years
  • Unwilling to participate

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Locations
Denmark
Ribe County Hospital
Esbjerg, Denmark, 6700
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ribe County Hospital

Responsible Party: MIkkel Brabrand, MD, Ribe County Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00768547     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: risk stratification
First Posted: October 8, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 22, 2011
Last Verified: August 2008