Effectivity and Efficiency of Turning Frequencies: a Randomised Controlled Trial

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Distrac
Information provided by:
University Ghent
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00262444
First received: December 4, 2005
Last updated: December 19, 2007
Last verified: December 2007
  Purpose

Evaluation of the difference in pressure ulcer incidence or the time to develop pressure ulcers depending on the turning frequencies.


Condition Intervention
Pressure Ulcer Lesions (Grade 2 or More)
Procedure: Different turning frequencies

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Effectivity and Efficiency of Turning Frequencies: a Randomised Controlled Trial

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Further study details as provided by University Ghent:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of pressure ulcers [ Time Frame: during 5 weeks ]
  • Time to develop pressure ulcers

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Different risk factors: age, length, weight, incontinence, urinary catheter, blood pressure, mobility, activity, diabetes, CVA, KATZ score, medication, duration in a sitting posture

Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: September 2003
Study Completion Date: May 2005
Detailed Description:

Evaluation of the difference in pressure ulcer incidence or the time to develop pressure ulcers depending on the turning frequencies.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • non-blanchable erythema above a bony prominence
  • Informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pressure ulcers grade 3 or 4
  • Turning contra-indicated based on medical grounds
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00262444

Locations
Belgium
University Hospital Ghent
Ghent, Belgium, 9000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Ghent
Distrac
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Tom Defloor, PhD University Ghent
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00262444     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2003/084
Study First Received: December 4, 2005
Last Updated: December 19, 2007
Health Authority: Belgium: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pressure Ulcer
Ulcer
Skin Ulcer
Skin Diseases
Pathologic Processes

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