Chlorhexidine & Pneumonia in Nursing Home Residents
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00841074|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 11, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 14, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Pneumonia Respiratory Infection||Drug: chlorhexidine Drug: Placebo mouthwash||Phase 1|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||75 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Effect of Topical Oral Chlorhexidine in Reducing Pneumonia in Nursing Home Residents|
|Study Start Date :||January 2006|
|Primary Completion Date :||July 2011|
|Study Completion Date :||July 2011|
0.12% chlorhexidine mouthwash spray, ~1.3 ml, twice a day.
Other Name: Peridex
Placebo Comparator: 2
Drug: Placebo mouthwash
Placebo mouthwash spray application of ~1.3 ml twice a day.
Other Name: Peridex mouthwash without chlorhexidine.
- Pneumonia [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
- Respiratory pathogens [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
- Plaque and Gingival Indices [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00841074
|United States, Kentucky|
|University of Louisville|
|Louisville, Kentucky, United States, 40202|
|Principal Investigator:||Catherine J Binkley, DDS, PhD||University of Louisville|