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Last refreshed on: 11 February 2019
Main ID:  NCT02618291
Date of registration: 24/11/2015
Prospective Registration: Yes
Primary sponsor: University of Lausanne
Public title: Efficacy of an Active Geriatric Evaluation for Geriatric Syndromes to Prevent Functional Decline in Family Medicine AGE3
Scientific title: Efficacy of a an Active Geriatric Evaluation (AGE Tool) for Geriatric Syndromes to Prevent Functional Decline in Elderly Patients in Family Medicine: a Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Trial
Date of first enrolment: June 2016
Target sample size: 460
Recruitment status: Active, not recruiting
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Allocation: Randomized. Intervention model: Parallel Assignment. Primary purpose: Prevention. Masking: Double (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor).  
Phase:  Phase 3
Countries of recruitment
Name:     Nicolas Senn, MD PhD
Affiliation:  Department of community medicine and ambulatory care, University of Lausanne
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- Aged 75 years or more

- Consider the enrolling physician as his/her reference FP

- Able to understand French

- Living at home (not in institutions)

- Visited his/her FP at least twice during the past year

- Giving signed informed consent (or, in the absence of discerning capacity, giving
assent in the presence of a surrogate signing the consent form)

Exclusion Criteria:

- Having had a geriatric or specialized memory consultation in the past 3 months
(including assessment during rehabilitation)

- Planning to leave the study area or to change of FP in the next 2 years

Age minimum: 75 Years
Age maximum: N/A
Gender: All
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Functional Ability
Geriatric Syndrome
Other: Active Geriatric Evaluation (AGE tool)
Other: Usual care
Primary Outcome(s)
Basic Activities of Daily Living (ADL) [Time Frame: 2 years]
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) [Time Frame: 2 years]
Secondary Outcome(s)
Health related quality of life (WHOQOL-OLD) score [Time Frame: 2 years]
Incidence of emergency visits [Time Frame: During 2 years]
Incidence of hospital admissions [Time Frame: During 2 years]
Incidence of institutionalization [Time Frame: During 2 years]
Incidence of outpatient visits [Time Frame: During 2 years]
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Please refer to primary and secondary sponsors
Secondary Sponsor(s)
Ethics review
Results available:
Date Posted:
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