Quality of Life and Rehabilitation Pathway in Northern Norway and Denmark.
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02369055|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : February 23, 2015
Last Update Posted : February 23, 2017
The aim of this study is to analyze and describe rehabilitation pathways of stroke patients in northern Norway and Denmark in relation to how patients describe their health-related quality of life one year post stroke.
The study will consist of 1) Translate, cross-cultural adapt and validate a questionnaire 2) Describe the level of quality of life and rehabilitation pathway in the two countries 3) In-depth interviews of a smaller group of patients for a more complex understanding
The study is part of a larger prospective observational multicenter-study of two patient cohorts with stroke.
|Condition or disease|
|Stroke Quality of Life|
500 patients from Norway and 500 patients from Denmark are included in the national stroke-register datasets, and 250 patients from each country in the questionnaire-based datasets.
The questionnaire includes demographic data, SSQoL (-DK and -NO), HADS, EQ-5D, QOLIBRI-OS and additional questions about satisfaction on treatment and rehabilitation.
5-6 patients from each country will be selected for semi-structured interviews with both priori questions ans exploratory questions.
The mixing of methods will balance the goals of generality and complex understanding in how patients describe their quality of life and rehabilitation-chain.
|Study Type :||Observational [Patient Registry]|
|Estimated Enrollment :||500 participants|
|Target Follow-Up Duration:||12 Months|
|Official Title:||Relationship Between Quality of Life and Rehabilitation Pathway One Year Post Stroke in Northern Norway and Denmark. A Mixed Method Study.|
|Actual Study Start Date :||March 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||April 30, 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||April 30, 2019|
Patients with stroke
All patients from UNN Tromso, Narvik and Harstad (Norway) and Aarhus (Denmark) are included.
For the in-depth interviews patients are strategically picked based on their answers in the quantitative study
- Quality of Life [ Time Frame: one year ]The questionnaire includes demographic data, SSQoL (-DK and -NO), HADS, EQ-5D, QOLIBRI-OS and additional questions about satisfaction on treatment and rehabilitation.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02369055
|Universitetet i Tromsø, Norges Arktiske Universitet, Det helsevitenskapelige fakultet, Institutt for helse og omsorgsfag|
|Tromsø, Norway, 9037|
|Study Chair:||Audny Anke, PhD||Division of Rehabilitation Services, University Hospital of North|