The Impact of Sleep Disorders on Motor Vehicle Accidents

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bayside Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00163670
First received: September 11, 2005
Last updated: December 4, 2013
Last verified: September 2005
  Purpose

Patients who have sleep disorders may be involved in accidents more frequently than those without. In addition patients who have sleep disorders may have more serious accidents and have increased length of stay.We aim to recruit drivers admitted as a result of a motor vehicle accidents and to ascertain the prevalence of sleep disorders in this group.


Condition
Sleep Disorders

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Impact of Sleep Disorders on Motor Vehicle Accidents

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Further study details as provided by Bayside Health:

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: September 2005
Study Completion Date: July 2006
Primary Completion Date: July 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Motor vehicle accident
Control

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:Drivers admitted as result of motor vehicle accidents -

Exclusion Criteria:Drivers aged < 18 years

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Bayside Health
Investigators
Principal Investigator: M Naughton, MD,FRACP The Alfred Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Bayside Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00163670     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 98/05
Study First Received: September 11, 2005
Last Updated: December 4, 2013
Health Authority: The Alfred hospital, Australia:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Disorders
Parasomnias
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Mental Disorders

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