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Effectivity and Efficiency of Turning Frequencies: a Randomised Controlled Trial

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00262444
First Posted: December 6, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 28, 2007
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Collaborator:
Distrac
Information provided by:
University Ghent
December 4, 2005
December 6, 2005
December 28, 2007
September 2003
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  • Incidence of pressure ulcers [ Time Frame: during 5 weeks ]
  • Time to develop pressure ulcers
  • Incidence of decubitus during the 5 weeks participation in the trial.
  • Timelines for developing decubitus
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00262444 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
Different risk factors: age, length, weight, incontinence, urinary catheter, blood pressure, mobility, activity, diabetes, CVA, KATZ score, medication, duration in a sitting posture
Different risk factors: age, length, weight, incontinence, bladder catheter, blood pressure, mobility, activity, diabetic, CVA, KATZ score, medication, time periods in sitting position
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Effectivity and Efficiency of Turning Frequencies: a Randomised Controlled Trial
Effectivity and Efficiency of Turning Frequencies: a Randomised Controlled Trial
Evaluation of the difference in pressure ulcer incidence or the time to develop pressure ulcers depending on the turning frequencies.
Evaluation of the difference in pressure ulcer incidence or the time to develop pressure ulcers depending on the turning frequencies.
Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Pressure Ulcer Lesions (Grade 2 or More)
Procedure: Different turning frequencies
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Vanderwee K, Grypdonck MH, De Bacquer D, Defloor T. Effectiveness of turning with unequal time intervals on the incidence of pressure ulcer lesions. J Adv Nurs. 2007 Jan;57(1):59-68.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
500
May 2005
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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
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Belgium
 
 
NCT00262444
2003/084
No
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University Ghent
Distrac
Principal Investigator: Tom Defloor, PhD University Ghent
University Ghent
December 2007

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