Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition falls among elderly inpatients
Treatment the multidisciplinary prevention program called "ipr" (in french "identifier, prévenir, relever")
Sponsor Hospices Civils de Lyon
Start date July 2011
End date October 2014
Trial size 1852 participants
Trial identifier NCT01483456, 2011.666

Summary

Falls among elderly inpatients are common, multifactorial and associated with a significant increase of complications and morbidity. According to a recent Cochrane review, the effectiveness of fall prevention program has been assessed in community-dwelling and in long stay wards but not in rehabilitation wards (RW) and geriatric acute wards (GAW). IPR study aims to measure the impact of a multidisciplinary prevention program on falls in elderly inpatients.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Intervention model single group assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose prevention
Arm
(Other)
the multidisciplinary prevention program called "ipr" (in french "identifier, prévenir, relever")
The intervention is a multidisciplinary program of fall prevention including 3 complementary interventions which focus on several stages of elderly inpatient management: Identification of patient's fall risk, Multifactorial fall prevention program (integrated actions targeted on risk factors, exercise programs and review of the hospital environment), "Get up" workshop and morbidity and mortality conferences related to fall cases

Primary Outcomes

Measure
Incidence of falls among elderly inpatients
time frame: patients will be followed for the duration of hospital stay, 15 months maximum

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
Incidence of fall-related mortality
time frame: patients will be followed for the duration of hospital stay, 15 months maximum
Incidence of fall-related
time frame: patients will be followed for the duration of hospital stay, 15 months maximum

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 65 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Male or female subject aged over 65 years - Admitted during the study - Participation agreement Exclusion Criteria: - Patients with a MMSE<10 and incapable to participate to a reeducation program - Patient with an evolutionary and\or badly checked psychiatric pathology - Bedridden patient

Additional Information

Official title A Multidisciplinary Program for Preventing Falls "Identify, Prevent and Get up": Impact on Falls in Elderly Inpatients
Principal investigator Pierre KROLAK-SALMON
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in September 2014.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Hospices Civils de Lyon.