Outpatient Management of Patients With Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2007 by Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00317057
First received: April 20, 2006
Last updated: January 4, 2007
Last verified: January 2007
  Purpose

Patients admitted to the hospital with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are evaluated with regard to early follow-up by a specialized nurse in the home after discharge.


Condition Intervention
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Procedure: Patient education and disease management

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: Outpatient Management of Patients With Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Further study details as provided by Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • the number of readmissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • the duration of admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Estimated Enrollment: 1500
Study Start Date: April 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2007
Detailed Description:

Patients admitted to Department of Internal Medicine M, Glostrup University hospital, with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) are evaluated with regard to early follow-up by a specialized nurse in the home after discharge. Eligible patients receive education about disease management. The intervention is evaluated by comparing the number of readmissions for COPD and the duration of admissions during the study period to the the period prior to the implementation of this intervention.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Admission for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other severe acute or chronic diseases
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00317057

Contacts
Contact: Susanne Vest, MD susanne.vest@dadlnet.dk
Contact: Allan Linneberg, MD, PhD +45 43233260 alli@glostruphosp.kbhamt.dk

Locations
Denmark
Department of Internal Medicine, Glostrup University Hospital Recruiting
Copenhagen, Glostrup, Denmark, DK-2600
Contact: Susanne Vest, MD       Susanne.vest@dadlnet.dk   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Susanne Vest, MD Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
Study Chair: Allan Linneberg, MD, PhD Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00317057     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KA05756
Study First Received: April 20, 2006
Last Updated: January 4, 2007
Health Authority: Denmark: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen:
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Outpatient management
nurse-lead patient education

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 29, 2014