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the Patients Journey Through Surgical Admission Ward Versus Emergency Department

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01733511
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 27, 2012
Last Update Posted : November 27, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Christian Backer Mogensen, University of Southern Denmark

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date November 13, 2012
First Posted Date November 27, 2012
Last Update Posted Date November 27, 2012
Study Start Date February 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date December 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures
 (submitted: November 20, 2012)
time in minutes [ Time Frame: up to 24 hours after admission ]
the time in minutes from the patient is admitted until the patient is seen by a doctor and until a treatment plan is recorded
Original Primary Outcome Measures Same as current
Change History No Changes Posted
Current Secondary Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Secondary Outcome Measures Not Provided
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
 
Descriptive Information
Brief Title the Patients Journey Through Surgical Admission Ward Versus Emergency Department
Official Title Not Provided
Brief Summary

Emergency departments are established in 20 hospitals in Denmark in order to improve the quality for the acute patients.

A group of acute patients which require timely assessment and plan from a specialist is patients with abdominal pain.

the aim of the present study is to evaluate whether the admission of the group of patients to emergency departments reduces the time to doctor, specialist and plan compared to the traditional admission to a surgical acute ward.

Detailed Description Not Provided
Study Type Observational
Study Design Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration Not Provided
Biospecimen Not Provided
Sampling Method Non-Probability Sample
Study Population all acute admissions to hospital due to abdominal pain
Condition Waiting Time in Emergency Department
Intervention Not Provided
Study Groups/Cohorts
  • admitted to emergency department
  • patients admitted to surgical ward
Publications * Schultz H, Mogensen CB, Pedersen BD, Qvist N. Front-end specialists reduce time to a treatment plan for patients with acute abdomen. Dan Med J. 2013 Sep;60(9):A4703.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status Completed
Actual Enrollment
 (submitted: November 20, 2012)
109
Original Actual Enrollment Same as current
Actual Study Completion Date January 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date December 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age more than 15 years

Exclusion Criteria:

Sex/Gender
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages 15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers No
Contacts Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries Not Provided
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number NCT01733511
Other Study ID Numbers SLB-ED-03-2012
Has Data Monitoring Committee No
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement Not Provided
Responsible Party Christian Backer Mogensen, University of Southern Denmark
Study Sponsor University of Southern Denmark
Collaborators Not Provided
Investigators Not Provided
PRS Account University of Southern Denmark
Verification Date November 2012