Efficacy of Baby Talcum in Prevention of Pruritus Assosiated With Cast
This study aims to evaluate the efficacy of baby talcum in prevent pruritus after cast application in orthopaedic patients.
The investigators will do a randomized controlled trial in patient with fracture distal end of radius treated conservatively.
Pruritus score and satisfaction will be monitor along the entire course of cast retention.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
|Official Title:||Efficacy of Baby Talcum in Prevention of Pruritus Assosiated With Cast; a Randomized Controlled Trial|
- Pruritus score [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Satisfaction score [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Complication rate [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Number of antihistamine drugs used [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||July 2009|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||October 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||July 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: No application of baby talcum
Drug: Baby talcum
50 grams apply locally prior cast application
Other Name: "Care" brand of baby talcum
|Prince of Songkla university|
|Hatyai, Songkhla, Thailand, 90110|
|Principal Investigator:||Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, MD.,Ph.D||Prince of Songkla University|