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A Structuralised Sick-leave Program Compared to Usual Care Sick Leave Management in Patients After an Acute Myocardial Infarction

2014-08-27 03:14:26 | BioPortfolio

Summary

In this study the investigators aim at comparing the effect on quality of life and the cost-effectiveness of a structuralised sick-leave program compared to usual care sick leave management in patients after an acute non ST myocardial infarction(NSTEMI).The investigators hypothesize that a structuralised sick-leave program after an acute NSTEMI is cost-effective without a negative effect on quality of life compared to usual care management in this patient group.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Conditions

Myocardial Infarction

Intervention

Usual care sick-leave management, Structuralised sick-leave program

Location

Oslo University Hospital
Oslo
Trondheimsveien 235
Norway
0514

Status

Recruiting

Source

Oslo University Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:26-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

An absence from work permitted because of illness or the number of days per year for which an employer agrees to pay employees who are sick. (Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)

The authorized absence from work of a family member to attend the illness or participate in the care of a parent, a sibling, or other family member. For the care of a parent for a child or for pre- or postnatal leave of a parent, PARENTAL LEAVE is available.

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