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Qualitative Descriptive Study of the Meaning of the Ward Round

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified February 2011 by Oslo University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Oslo University College
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First received: February 28, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2011
History: No changes posted
  1. A qualitative descriptive design.
  2. A phenomenologic approach to investigate the meaning of the ward round.
  3. Interviews of patients, nurses and physicians.
  4. A Master thesis.

Teaching Rounds

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Qualitative Descriptive Study of the Meaning of the Ward Round

Further study details as provided by Oslo University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: February 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Heterogeneous groups of patients (age, gender)
Heterogeneous groups of nurses (age, gender, working experience)
Heterogeneous groups of physicians (age, gender, working experience)


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Inpatients at a hospital ward. Nurses and physicians working at the same hospital ward. Heterogeneous groups.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Grown-ups, normal cognitive function, speaks norwegian.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children, vulnerable patientgroups, students.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01306344

Contact: Sofia Olsen, Master +4798646911
Contact: Bjorg Christiansen, PhD +4722453738

Oslo University Hospital Not yet recruiting
Oslo, Norway
Contact: Sofia Olsen, Master   
Contact: Bjorg Christiansen, PhD   
Principal Investigator: Sofia Olsen, Master         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Oslo University Hospital
Oslo University College
Study Director: Bjorg Christiansen, PhD Oslo University College
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Stab forskning, innovasjon og utdanning, Oslo University Hospital Identifier: NCT01306344     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010/2607(REK)
Study First Received: February 28, 2011
Last Updated: February 28, 2011
Health Authority: Norway: The National Committee for Research Ethics in Norway
Norway: Oslo universitetssykehus HF

Keywords provided by Oslo University Hospital:
Qualitative Research
Interview, Psychological
Physicians processed this record on November 23, 2014