How Well Does the 30-Second Chair Stand Test Predict Rehabilitation Needs in Acutely Admitted Elderly Patients

U

University of Southern Denmark

Status

Completed

Conditions

Acute Disease

Treatments

Other: 30 sec chair stand test

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02474277
SLB-ED-08-2014

Details and patient eligibility

About

The aims are to identify predictive indicators of hospitalized elderly medical patients' need for rehabilitation and to validate (known group validity) the Chair Stand Test

Full description

In the emergency department the assessment of acutely admitted elderly medical patients' need for rehabilitation is difficult as it has to been performed within 48 hours. Is it possible to use the the Chair Stand Test in combination with admission complaints and identified risk factors to predict the need for rehabilitation? An investigating of the Chair Stand Test is needed, as its validity with hospitalized patients is undocumented.

Enrollment

156 patients

Sex

All

Ages

65+ years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Can speak and understand Danish
  • Can report personal data
  • Within the first 48 hours of admission are able to sin on an ordinary chair

Exclusion criteria

Patients ordinarily unable to walk

Trial design

Primary purpose

Diagnostic

Allocation

N/A

Interventional model

Single Group Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

156 participants in 1 patient group

30 sec chair stand test
Other group
Description:
all patients in this Group receives a diagnostic test for functional impairment
Treatment:
Other: 30 sec chair stand test

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