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The Undernourished Patient: Prevention and Treatment

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: NCT01632072
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 29, 2012
Last Update Posted : September 19, 2017
Godthaab rehabilitation centre
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Per Ole Iversen, MD, University of Oslo

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a nutrition intervention during a rehabilitation stay followed by nutritional advice after discharge, can improve the nutritional status of the patients after 3 months.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Weight Loss Dietary Supplement: Nutritional support Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: The Undernourished Patient: Prevention and Treatment
Study Start Date : June 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2015

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Nutritional counseling
Dietary supplement
Dietary Supplement: Nutritional support
Nutritional support and counseling

No Intervention: No nutritional counceling

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Body weight change [ Time Frame: Baseline and 3 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. In risk of undernutrition or undernourished according to the screening tool NRS-2002, score 3 or above.
  2. Living in Oslo, Bærum or Asker municipality.
  3. Must be able to cooperate.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Unwilling to participate
  2. Less than 12 months life expectancy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01632072

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Godthaab rehabilitation center
Bekkestua, Norway, 1356
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Oslo
Godthaab rehabilitation centre
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Principal Investigator: Per O Iversen, MD University of Oslo
Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Per Ole Iversen, MD, Professor, University of Oslo Identifier: NCT01632072    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2012/928
First Posted: June 29, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 19, 2017
Last Verified: September 2017
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Weight Loss
Body Weight Changes
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Nutrition Disorders