Value of Radiological Follow up in Children Hospitalized With Lobar Pneumonia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
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Dr Koren Ariel, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00735592
First received: August 14, 2008
Last updated: August 25, 2011
Last verified: August 2011

August 14, 2008
August 25, 2011
March 2008
February 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Value of Radiological Follow up in Children Hospitalized With Lobar Pneumonia
The Study Intend to Evaluate the Usefulness of Performing a Follow up X Rays in Children Admitted With Lobar Pneumonia.

The study intends to assess the utility of performing a follow up X rays in children admitted to pediatric wards with lobar pneumonia. Usually those children are discharged with a recommendation for a follow up X rays but there are no enough studies proving that this recommendation is really necessary.

Thew study will include follow up data in a group of about 200 patients admitted with lobar pneumonia during the years 2006 to 2007. All the clinical and laboratory data will be collected and also the X rays findings.

The findings of follow up X rays if they were performed will also be summarized.

Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
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Probability Sample

All pediatric patients admitted during the years 2006 and 2007 with the diagnosis of lobar pneumonia.

Pneumonia
Other: Observational
Retrospective data obtained from electronic files
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Children discharged with the recommendation of performing a follow up X rays after lobar pneumonia
Intervention: Other: Observational
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Completed
200
February 2010
February 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria: All pediatric patients discharged with the diagnosis of lobar pneumonia.

Exclusion Criteria: Patients with diagnosis of chronic diseases.

Both
3 Months to 18 Years
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Israel
 
NCT00735592
0012-08-EMC
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Dr Koren Ariel, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
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Principal Investigator: Sakran Waheeb, MD Pediatric Dpt B - Ha'Emek Medical Center - Afula - 18101 - Israel
Principal Investigator: Ronza Andraws, MD Pediatric Dpt B - Ha'Emek Medical Center - Afula - Israel
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
August 2011

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