Prevention of Bacteremia Induced by Debridement of Pressure Ulcer

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Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : December 23, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 20, 2007
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Herzog Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to analyse bacteremia induced by debridement of pressure ulcers in patients in the complex nursing department.

Condition or disease
Pressure Ulcers Bacteremia

Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 60 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective

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MedlinePlus related topics: Pressure Sores

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient in the complex nursing department
  • With contaminated pressure ulcers
  • Going to have a debridement procedure

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Penicillin sensitivity
  • Bacteremia that does not react to the antibiotic treatment

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00269100

Herzog Hospital
Jerusalem, Israel, 91351
Sponsors and Collaborators
Herzog Hospital
Study Director: Efraim Jaul Herzog Hospital Identifier: NCT00269100     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Jaul1CTIL
First Posted: December 23, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 20, 2007
Last Verified: April 2007

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pressure Ulcer
Bacterial Infections
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Skin Ulcer
Skin Diseases