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Clinical Diagnosis of Teenagers Admitted to Pediatric Departments

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr Koren Ariel, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00735540
First received: August 14, 2008
Last updated: July 16, 2013
Last verified: July 2013
  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 HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Analyzing the characteristics of Teenagers Admitted to Pediatric Departments [ Time Frame: One year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Analyzing the characteristics of Teenagers Admitted to Pediatric Departments


Estimated Enrollment: 5000
Study Start Date: May 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (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

Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 20 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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: 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

No publications provided

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
Study First Received: August 14, 2008
Last Updated: July 16, 2013
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 20, 2014