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Nursing Care Management of External Fixation in Hospitalization: Pin Site Infection Incidence

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified July 2010 by Rambam Health Care Campus.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: November 23, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 23, 2010
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Information provided by:
Rambam Health Care Campus
The incidence of pin site infection is related to the nursing management of external fixation.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Rambam Health Care Campus:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pin Site Infection Incidence [ Time Frame: 6 MONTH ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: December 2010

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients after external fixation insertion

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 year old patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Immune Depression
  • Patients who are treated with immunosupressive drugs or steroids
  Contacts and Locations
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  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr AMI MAYO, Rambam Health Care Campus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01246245     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 049-10 CTIL
First Submitted: November 21, 2010
First Posted: November 23, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 23, 2010
Last Verified: July 2010

Keywords provided by Rambam Health Care Campus:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Communicable Diseases