Development of an Integrated Health Care Environment for Elderly With RFID Technology

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00748683
First received: September 1, 2008
Last updated: December 14, 2009
Last verified: September 2008
  Purpose

A falling prevention system will be established by RFID location and motion detection.

  • Using RFID to detect participants' allocation indoor.
  • Modifying environment parameters such as light, sound, to alert users if them enter a place with potential hazards.

Data exchange models will also developed in this project

  • Interchanging different data including physiological data and RFID data into a database
  • establishing interchange protocol according the HL7 standard

Condition Intervention Phase
Elderly
Other: RFID
Phase 0

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Development of an Integrated Health Care Environment for Elderly With RFID Technology

Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Falling rate of participants [ Time Frame: End of study ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2009
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Other: RFID
    A RFID tag attached on subjects' clothes 24hr a day during 1 month.
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age above 65 year old
  • Living in the Nursing home, Bei-Hu Branch, National Taiwan University Hospital
  • with ability to independent ambulation (with or without assistive devices)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no ability to independent ambulation
  • with infective diseases.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00748683

Locations
Taiwan
Nursing Home, Bei-Hu Branch, National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jin-Shin Lai, M.D. National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Jin-Shin Lai, National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00748683     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20080816R
Study First Received: September 1, 2008
Last Updated: December 14, 2009
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
elderly
longterm care

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