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A Trial to Reduce Pneumonia in Nursing Home Residents (PRIDE)

This study has been completed.
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yale University Identifier:
First received: September 10, 2009
Last updated: November 7, 2014
Last verified: November 2014
Results First Received: December 6, 2013  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Prevention
Conditions: Pneumonia
Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
Interventions: Other: Enhanced Oral Care
Other: Usual oral care

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
Usual Care

The usual oral care provided at the nursing home

Usual oral care : Usual oral care and feeding positioning

Enhanced Oral Care Enhanced Oral Care : oral brushing plus oral chlorhexidine plus upright feeding positioning

Participant Flow for 2 periods

Period 1:   Allocation
    Usual Care   Enhanced Oral Care
STARTED   400   434 
COMPLETED   400   434 

Period 2:   Follow Up
    Usual Care   Enhanced Oral Care
STARTED   400   434 
COMPLETED   298   277 
NOT COMPLETED   102   157 
Death                88                122 
Facility Withdrawal                7                23 
Discharged from Facility                7                12 

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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
Enhanced Oral Care Study participants receiving 'Enhanced Oral Care' in the study
Usual Oral Care Study participants receiving 'Usual Oral Care' in the study.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Enhanced Oral Care   Usual Oral Care   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 434   400   834 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 86.5  (8.0)   86.1  (8.3)   86.3  (8.1) 
[Units: Participants]
Female   329   307   636 
Male   105   93   198 

  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Pneumonia   [ Time Frame: 2.5 years ]

2.  Secondary:   Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Other Than Pneumonia   [ Time Frame: 2.5 years ]

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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data

Participant flow and outcome information pertains to data collected through 10/25/2012- the official trial termination date.

Serious and Other Adverse Event information pertains to requested surveillance of subjects through 12/10/2012 per the NIA.

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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Vincent James Quagliarello MD, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases); Clinical Chief, Infectio
Organization: Yale University School of Medicine
phone: (203) 785-7571

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):

Responsible Party: Yale University Identifier: NCT00975780     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0609001783
R01AG030575 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
Study First Received: September 10, 2009
Results First Received: December 6, 2013
Last Updated: November 7, 2014