A Survey of Hospitalizations in Cardiology Units in Sub-Saharan Africa "FEVRIER"

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

FEVRIER study is an observatory of hospitalizations in cardiology units in sub-Saharan Africa.

Detailed Description

FEVRIER is an observational study based on a questionnaire completed by investigators for each hospitalization in cardiology unit during the month of February.The investigator is a physician of the participating hospital.
FEVRIER evaluates the modalities of care management. It will take place in cardiology units of hospitals of sub-Saharian countries one month per year (month of February) during 5 years.
The investigator will thoroughly complete:
- one information form describing the hospital and the department
- one questionnaire (2o questions) for each hospitalized patient
Patients with at least one day of hospitalization will be enrolled in the study. On the first day of February, all patients already hospitalized will be enrolled and all patients hospitalized in the last day of February will be followed until their discharge. thus, data collection will start 1st day of investigation, during February and will continue until the discharge of the last enrolled patient.

Conditions

Interventions

  • Observation of current care Other
    Intervention Desc: The study FEVRIER (survey of hospitalizations in cardiology units in sub-Saharan Africa) aims to establish a description of sub-Saharan standard of care, in order to get a cross sectional analysis (globally and per country) and a longitudinal analysis (evolution during 5 years).

Trial Population

Each patient hospitalized in cardiology unit of participating centers during the month of February can be included.

Outcomes

Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary Description of patients in cardiology unit in sub-Saharan Africa:socio-demographic characterization 5 years
Primary Description of patients in cardiology unit in sub-Saharan Africa:causes of hospitalization 5 years
Primary Description of patients in cardiology unit in sub-Saharan Africa: co-morbidities 5 years
Primary Description of patients in cardiology unit in sub-Saharan Africa: hospital examinations 5 years
Primary Description of patients in cardiology unit in sub-Saharan Africa: duration of hospitalization 5 years
Primary Description of patients in cardiology unit in sub-Saharan Africa: discharge diagnosis 5 years
Secondary number of patients with heart failure 5 years
Secondary number of patients with myocardial infarction 5 years
Secondary number of patients with atrial fibrillation 5 years

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