Evaluation of Vitamin D Status in Children With Acute Burns (VitaminD)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00536276
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : September 27, 2007
Last Update Posted : May 9, 2012
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Michele Gottschlich, Shriners Hospitals for Children
The purpose of this study is to follow up our descriptive observations with a prospective randomized double blinded study to verify our clinical perception that hypovitaminosis D is prevalent postburn and to evaluate whether therapeutic supplementation will enhance specific primary outcome measures during burn convalescence.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
6 Months to 18 Years (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Child is > 6 months of age but < 19 years old
Burn injury > 30% total body surface area
Admitted to SHC within 4 days of injury
Attending physician decision that patient is likely to survive
Parents or legal guardian give informed consent along with assent of the child as applicable
Attending physician decision that patient is not likely to survive
Prior history of anticonvulsant or glucocorticoid use, gastric/bowel resection, parathyroid disease, liver disease, chronic renal failure or prior pharmacologic vitamin D use (>1000 IU/D)