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A Open Study to Evaluate the Performance of Dressing on Subject With High Risk of Skin Breakdown

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Molnlycke Health Care AB Identifier:
First received: May 16, 2011
Last updated: April 5, 2016
Last verified: April 2016
The rational for the study is to add a thin self-adherent dressing on critically ill patients. Evaluate if the dressing might protect the skin for further breakdown.Participants will be followed for the duration of hospital stay, an expected average of 5 days.

Critical Illness

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Multi-Centre, Post CE Mark, Open Study to Evaluate the Performance of Thin Self-adherent Dressing Coated With a Soft Silicone Layer on Subjects With a High Risk of Skin Breakdown

Further study details as provided by Molnlycke Health Care AB:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Erythema (No/Yes) [ Time Frame: During 5 days ]
    Measure number of skin breakdown during from enrolment to termination.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall Experience of Use of the Dressing [ Time Frame: During 5 days ]
    Overall experience of use of the dressing rated on a scale from Very Poor, Poor, Good, Very Good, Excellent

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: May 2011
Study Completion Date: June 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Critically ill patients at ICU.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Provision of written informed consent
  • Braden total score ≤ 12 at enrolment
  • Male or female, ≥ 18 at enrolment
  • No skin- breakdown
  • Subject or family member is able to understand and comply with the requirements of the study, judged by the investigator

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Risk area dosen´t fit the dressing size
  • Documented skin disease
  • Kown allergy to any of the components in the dressing
  • Previous enroled in present study
  • Subject included in other ongoing clinical investigation
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01354899

Dermatology Department
Gothenburg, Sweden
Sponsors and Collaborators
Molnlycke Health Care AB
Principal Investigator: Jan Faergemann, Professor Dermatology Department Sahlgrenska University Gothenburg
  More Information

Responsible Party: Molnlycke Health Care AB Identifier: NCT01354899     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WINDOW 01
Window 02
Study First Received: May 16, 2011
Results First Received: February 25, 2016
Last Updated: April 5, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Critical Illness
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes processed this record on September 21, 2017