Cooling Lower Leg Skin to Prevent Venous Leg Ulcers in Patients With Poor Vein Circulation
This study has been completed.
Medical University of South Carolina
First Posted: January 13, 2012
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2016
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Teresa Kelechi, Medical University of South Carolina
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study has been completed.|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2015|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Kelechi TJ, Madisetti M, Mueller M, Dooley M, Prentice M. Self-monitoring of lower leg skin temperature: accuracy of self-reported data and adherence to a cooling protocol for the prevention of venous leg ulcers. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2015 Dec 15;9:1751-61. doi: 10.2147/PPA.S91992. eCollection 2015.
Kelechi TJ, Mueller M, King DE, Madisetti M, Prentice M. Impact of daily cooling treatment on skin inflammation in patients with chronic venous disease. J Tissue Viability. 2015 May;24(2):71-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jtv.2015.01.006. Epub 2015 Feb 7.