Hand Grip Strength as a Marker of Frailty in Surgical Patients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02966470|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 17, 2016
Last Update Posted : January 9, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Frailty||Device: Obtain grip strength from a standardized gripometer|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Official Title:||Hand Grip Strength as a Marker of Frailty in Surgical Patients|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||February 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||November 2018|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||November 2018|
General surgery patient
General surgery patient admitted to the Section of General Surgery, Trauma, and Surgical Critical Care who are over 60.
Device: Obtain grip strength from a standardized gripometer
Obtain grip strength from a standardized gripometer, 3 times on each hand
- linear regression of grip strength to frailty survey score [ Time Frame: 10 minutes at the time of admission ]
Their frailty survey and grip strength scores will also be recorded for analysis.
We will analyze the data by linear regression of grip strength to frailty survey score.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02966470
|Contact: Casey Hill||203-688-3878||Casey.Hill@ynhh.org|
|Principal Investigator:||Kevin Pei, MD||Yale University|