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Characterisation of People With COPD (CoCO)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01263340
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 20, 2010
Last Update Posted : December 5, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Services for Health Improvement Ltd

Brief Summary:
The investigators will describe the characteristics, prevalence, incidence, severity co-morbidity and management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the UK. 100 practices will be sampled amounting to a total study population of about 10 000 patients. Information will be collected electronically and, where necessary, by a hand search of patient records.

Condition or disease
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 10000 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Observational, Multi-centre, Retrospective Cohort Study to Evaluate Prevalence, Incidence, Severity, Co-morbidities and Burden of Disease in Patients With a Diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by Close Scrutiny of the Patient Journey
Study Start Date : December 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: COPD Lung Diseases

People with COPD

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Prevalence and characterisation of people with COPD [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
People with a Read code diagnosis of COPD

Inclusion Criteria:

  • people with a read code diagnosis of COPD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • none

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01263340

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United Kingdom
NHS primary care centres
Nationwide, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Services for Health Improvement Ltd
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Principal Investigator: John Haughney, FRCPE FRCGP NSHI Ltd
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Responsible Party: National Services for Health Improvement Ltd Identifier: NCT01263340    
Other Study ID Numbers: SCO115217
First Posted: December 20, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 5, 2013
Last Verified: December 2013
Keywords provided by National Services for Health Improvement Ltd:
observational study
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases