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HIP VISION Pilot

Official Title

Hip fracture impact on Vascular events In non cardiac Surgery patients: a cohort evaluation (Hip VISION): Pilot Study

Status

Ongoing

Overview

To evaluate the incidence of overall and cause-specific mortality among consecutive patients aged 18 and older presenting with hip fracture to the Juravinski Hospital of the Hamilton Health Sciences. This pilot study will assess the feasibility of a larger prospective international cohort study. After eligibility has been confirmed and informed consent has been obtained, participants will be registered in the study. Troponin level, complete blood counts and serum creatinine level will be collected at day 1 through day 10 post admission. CAM instrument will be employed at admission and once daily post admission day 1 through day 10. FIM Instrument will be administered within 72 hours of admission to establish pre-fracture functional independence and disability. Patients will be contacted by research personnel by telephone 30 days after study registration.

Study Design

Observational study

Primary Endpoint

Feasibility; Total and cause specific mortality

Number of Patients

100

Number of Sites

1

Number of Countries

1

Study Period

2013–2014

Principal Investigator

P.J. Devereaux, Mohit Bhandari

Program Manager

Shirley Pettit

Research Coordinator

Yongning Ou