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The Use of Hospital and Emergency Department of Refugee Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03528239
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 17, 2018
Last Update Posted : September 4, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Nevsehir Public Hospital

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date April 30, 2018
First Posted Date May 17, 2018
Last Update Posted Date September 4, 2018
Actual Study Start Date January 1, 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date December 31, 2017   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures
 (submitted: May 5, 2018)
The incidence of outpatient clinics and emergency department use by refugee patients [ Time Frame: 2014-2017 ]
Hospital outpatient clinics and emergency department use by refugee patients in a secondary care hospital.
Original Primary Outcome Measures Same as current
Change History
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 Use of Hospital and Emergency Department of Refugee Patients
Official Title The Use of Hospital Outpatient Clinics and Emergency Department by Refugee Patients in Turkey
Brief Summary After Middle Eastern crisis, millions people were forced to migrate to European countries and especially neighboring countries. In Turkey, cities which are closed to east of border, face to cope more refugees' health care than those of other cities. The incidence of admission of hospital outpatient clinics and emergency department by refugee patients is not known clearly in our city, Nevsehir. In this study, we wanted to investigate use of health care among these patients in Nevsehir in Turkey.
Detailed Description Not Provided
Study Type Observational
Study Design Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Target Follow-Up Duration Not Provided
Biospecimen Not Provided
Sampling Method Non-Probability Sample
Study Population Refugee patients are registered in the hospital system in a different way than that of others. We will use these datas as recorded refugees. And also, we will use the number of other visits to calculate the incidence of visits of refugees.
Condition
  • Refugees
  • Health Care
  • Outpatients
  • Emergency Departments
Intervention Other: Refugee patients
To investigate characteristics of outpatient visits of refugee patients
Study Groups/Cohorts Not Provided
Publications * Not Provided

*   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: May 5, 2018)
10000
Original Estimated Enrollment Same as current
Actual Study Completion Date May 31, 2018
Actual Primary Completion Date December 31, 2017   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

All patients who visited an outpatient clinic and emergency department.

Exclusion Criteria:

Patients who have missing records.

Sex/Gender
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages Child, Adult, Older Adult
Accepts Healthy Volunteers No
Contacts Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries Turkey
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number NCT03528239
Other Study ID Numbers Nevşehir
Has Data Monitoring Committee Not Provided
U.S. FDA-regulated Product
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
IPD Sharing Statement
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Responsible Party Nevsehir Public Hospital
Study Sponsor Nevsehir Public Hospital
Collaborators Not Provided
Investigators Not Provided
PRS Account Nevsehir Public Hospital
Verification Date August 2018