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

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 17, 2011
Results First Posted : May 9, 2016
Last Update Posted : May 9, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Molnlycke Health Care AB

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Critical Illness

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 24 participants
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
Study Start Date : May 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2011

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

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. 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

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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 (NCT number): NCT01354899

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

Responsible Party: Molnlycke Health Care AB Identifier: NCT01354899     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WINDOW 01
Window 02
First Posted: May 17, 2011    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: May 9, 2016
Last Update Posted: May 9, 2016
Last Verified: April 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Critical Illness
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes