Edinburgh Clinical Trials


Development and Validation of the 4AT: A new triage tool for delirium

The 4AT Study
The aim of this study is to further develop and investigate the diagnostic accuracy of a new screening instrument for delirium triage in older emergency patients requiring hospital assessment. The new screening instrument is based on the 4AT. The study will have two phases and include an economic modelling study.
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Chief Investigator: Prof. A. MacLullich
Number and location of participating sites (by region/ country): 3 UK sites
ISRCTN number: 53388093  http://www.isrctn.com/search?q=53388093
Funder: NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme
Start and End date of grant award:  February 2014 - 31 May 2017
STtrt and End date of recruitment: 19 October 2015 - December 2016
Current Status: published
Contact details:   Co-sponsors - University of Edinburgh & NHS Lothian  ACCORD 
Chief Investigator: Prof A. MacLullich, Prof of Geriatric Medicine
Edinburgh Delirium Research Group, Geriatric Medicine Unit, University of Edinburgh, Room F1424, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4TJ.  
Trial manager: Julia Boyd, Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit, University University of Edinburgh, Nine Edinburgh Bioquarter, 9 Little France Road, EDINBURGH, EH16 4UX. julia.boyd@ed.ac.uk
ECTU Involvement: Trial Management, Statistics, Database and Randomisation Service