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A Pilot Study of the Envision® Surface

This study has been completed.
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Hill-Rom Identifier:
First received: November 28, 2006
Last updated: July 1, 2008
Last verified: June 2007
This study is to evaluate the clinical safety and effectiveness of the Envision® surface.

Condition Intervention
Pressure Ulcers
Device: Envision® Patient Support System

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Pilot Study of the Envision® Surface in a Patient Population at High Risk for or Who Have Pressure Ulcers: Evaluation of Pressure Ulcer Incidence, Changes in Existing Pressure Ulcers, Clinical Staff Satisfaction and Patient Comfort

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Further study details as provided by Hill-Rom:

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: June 2007
Study Completion Date: October 2007
Detailed Description:
This study is to evaluate the clinical safety and effectiveness of the Envision® surface placed on the TotalCare® frame in pressure ulcer prevention and management, patient comfort, and staff acceptance in the critical care environment

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject weighs between 70 and 400 pounds Subject to remain on Envision Surface for at least 3 days Subject at risk for pressure ulcers (Braden Score < 14) or has existing ulcer of any stage Subject is able to provide voluntary consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject requires pulmonary treatment surface Subject declines consent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00405834

United States, Maryland
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21215
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Betsy Fisher, RN, CWOCN Sinai Hospital of Baltimore / Lifebridge Health
  More Information

Responsible Party: Gordon MacFarlane, PhD, Director of Clinical Research, Hill-Rom Identifier: NCT00405834     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CR-0065
Study First Received: November 28, 2006
Last Updated: July 1, 2008

Keywords provided by Hill-Rom:
Pressure Ulcers

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pressure Ulcer
Pathologic Processes
Skin Ulcer
Skin Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017