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Nurse Practitioners at a clinical cardiological unit.


- candidate number2938
- NTR NumberNTR1162
- ISRCTNISRCTN wordt niet meer aangevraagd
- Date ISRCTN created
- date ISRCTN requested
- Date Registered NTR10-dec-2007
- Secondary IDs07-N-81 Atrium Medisch Centrum Parkstad, Heerlen, NL
- Public TitleNurse Practitioners at a clinical cardiological unit.
- Scientific TitleNurse Practitioners at a clinical cardiological unit.
- ACRONYMNurse practitioner op de klinische afdeling cardiologie
- hypothesisPatients will receive more continuous, more consistent and better (medical) care during their stay in the hospital when they are treated by nurse practitioners instead of medical interns or PhD students.
- Healt Condition(s) or Problem(s) studiedHeart diseases
- Inclusion criteriaClinical patients with cardiac diseases.
- Exclusion criteria1. Patients with reduced consciousness or unconscious patients;
2. IC/CCU-patients;
3. patients who don't adequately understand the dutch language.
- mec approval receivedyes
- multicenter trialno
- randomisedyes
- masking/blindingNone
- controlActive
- groupParallel
- Type2 or more arms, non-randomized
- Studytypeintervention
- planned startdate 15-dec-2007
- planned closingdate30-jun-2009
- Target number of participants150
- Interventions(Medical) treatment of cardiological patients will be done by a nurse practitioner instead of a medical intern or PhD student. The control group will stil receive their care from a medical intern. Both groups have a supervising physician.
- Primary outcomeThe use of nurse practitioners instead of medical interns will result in a better, more consistent and more continuous care. January 2008, a baseline-measurement will be done. The same measurement will be done 12 months later and results will be compared.
This measurement consists of the following items:
1. a patient poll (VAS-scale, approximately 30 questions) regarding their perception of the care they received during their stay;
2. a poll among general practitioners in the region;
3. measurement of faulty prescriptions in the hospital pharmacy;
4. measurement of the average time patients reside in the hospital.
- Secondary outcomeThe use of nurse practitioners will lead to:
1. more efficient care;
2. reduced in-hospital period;
3. better and more information to patients and relatives during their stay;
4. more complete use of cardiac protocols regarding the treatment;
5. reduction of medication errors with patients who leave the hospital;
6. better perception of cardiac care by the patients general practitioner.
- TimepointsJanuary 2008: baseline measurement, january 2009: follow-up measurement.
- Trial web siteN/A
- statusopen: patient inclusion
- CONTACT FOR PUBLIC QUERIESDr. J.A. Kragten
- CONTACT for SCIENTIFIC QUERIESDr. J.A. Kragten
- Sponsor/Initiator Atrium Medisch Centrum Parkstad
- Funding
(Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support)
Atrium Medisch Centrum Parkstad
- PublicationsN/A
- Brief summaryMeasurement of the effects when an assistant-doctor is replaced by a nurse practitioner within in cardiac unit.
- Main changes (audit trail)
- RECORD10-dec-2007 - 9-apr-2008


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