Does Implementing a Urinanylsis Protocol Based on Symptoms Decrease Length of Stay in the Emergency Department?

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified December 2007 by University of California, Los Angeles.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of California, Los Angeles
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00583648
First received: December 20, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2007
History: No changes posted

December 20, 2007
December 20, 2007
February 2008
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Length of Stay in the Emergency Department [ Time Frame: 1 hour ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
Physician decision making on ordering urinalysis based off of chief complaints [ Time Frame: 1 hour ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Does Implementing a Urinanylsis Protocol Based on Symptoms Decrease Length of Stay in the Emergency Department?
A Randomized Controlled Trial Showing the Effect of Patient Lenght of Stay in the Emergency Department Through Utilizing a Urinalysis Nursing Protocol.

The implementation of nursing urinanlysis protocols based off of symptoms of urinary infections will significantly decrease the length of a patient's stay in the Emergency Department.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Urinary Tract Infections
Other: Urinanlysis
sending a Urine sample to the laboratory for processing
Other Name: UA
  • Experimental: 1
    Recieves urinalysis by nurse per set protocol based off of inclusion criteria
    Intervention: Other: Urinanlysis
  • No Intervention: 2
    ordering of test will be up to the treating physician
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Not yet recruiting
150
February 2009
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients between 16 and 65 years of age complaining of any of the following: dysuria, hematuria, urinary frequency, urinary urgency

Exclusion Criteria:

  • any person less than 16 or greater than 65 years of age, history of kidney disease or transplant, foley catherization within the last 30 days, on immuno-suppresent and/or receiving chemotherapy
Both
16 Years to 65 Years
Yes
Contact: Andrew W Seefeld, M.D. 310-825-2112 aseefeld@mednet.ucla.edu
Contact: David Schriger, M.D., M.P.H. 310-794-0593 dschriger@ucla.edu
United States
 
NCT00583648
UCLA-urineprotocol, UCLA-12345
No
Dr. David Schriger, M.D., M.P.H., University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles
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Principal Investigator: Andrew W Seefeld, M.D. University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles
December 2007

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