We updated the design of this site on December 18, 2017. Learn more.
ClinicalTrials.gov Menu

Quantification and Derivation of Metabolic Needs in Children During Burn Rehabilitation

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00539019
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (indirect calorimetry no longer employed at the institution; calorimeter is not accurate/reliable)
First Posted : October 3, 2007
Last Update Posted : June 19, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):

Study Description
Brief Summary:
The investigators are collecting information on the calorie needs of patients in the first year postburn. The investigators hypothesize that increased energy needs continue for up to a year following wound closure from burn injury.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Burns Other: calories measured 5x following wound healing

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : October 2006

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Burns
U.S. FDA Resources

Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
A, observed
measure REE via indirect calorimetry at various time points post burn
Other: calories measured 5x following wound healing
measure REE at various time points postburn

Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.

Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
burned, pediatrics pooled from inpatient acute population

Inclusion Criteria:

  • >25% burn surface area
  • Wounds present as 95% healed
  • Admitted to Shriners Hospital Cincinnati within 7 days of injury

Exclusion Criteria:

  • <5years old
  • <25% burn injury
  • admitted greater than 7 days postburn
Contacts and Locations

Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00539019

United States, Ohio
Shriners Hospital for Children
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45229
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Principal Investigator: Theresa M Mayes, RD,LD Shriners Hospital for Children, Cincinnati, Ohio
More Information

Responsible Party: Theresa Mayes, Clinical Dietitian, Shriners Hospitals for Children
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00539019     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 05-11-17-03-EE
First Posted: October 3, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 19, 2012
Last Verified: June 2012

Keywords provided by Theresa Mayes, Shriners Hospitals for Children:
nutrition assessment