Study of Prevalence and Risk Factors of Hypovitaminosis C in Long Term Care Unit (Vitamin C)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03807791|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 17, 2019
Last Update Posted : September 2, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Vitamin C Deficiency Scurvy||Procedure: Blood sample||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Study of Prevalence and Risk Factors of Hypovitaminosis C in Long Term Care Unit|
|Actual Study Start Date :||January 31, 2019|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 14, 2019|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 14, 2019|
Experimental: Patient living in the Unit of Long Term Care
Patient living in the Unit of Long Term Care without any limit time
Procedure: Blood sample
A blood sample will be taken by the nurse of our unit within a week after their consent. It consists as a simple blood sample and it will be taken during the normal analysis planed by the chief of the service in order to avoid to collect two different samples.
The measurement method will use equipment from the Lyon Sud hospital laboratory. The samples need a pre-treatment in the 3 hours after taking the blood to avoid the oxidation of vitamin C and a result lower than expected.
- Vitamin C plasma level [ Time Frame: Between day 0 and day 7. ]
- ) Collection of the consent
- ) At the same time as other analysis for current cares a blood sample taken by a nurse of our unit to determine plasma levels of vitamin C.
- ) Registration of risk factors of vitamin C deficiency. .
- ) Doing a clinical exam within 7 days after the blood sample.
- Supposed risk factors of hypovitaminosis C [ Time Frame: Day 0 ]The supposed risk factors are represent by general risk factors, Anthropometric parameters, Nutritional risk factors, Risk factors because of Unit of Long Term Care, Pathologies associated, Clinical signs associated with vitamin C deficiency
- Cutaneous symptoms [ Time Frame: Day 0 ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03807791
|Unité de soins Longue Durée, Hôpital Pierre Garraud (Hospices Civils de Lyon)|
|Lyon, France, 69005|