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Long Term Follow-Up of Burn Injuries

This study has been completed.
U.S. Department of Education
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
David R. Patterson, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Identifier:
First received: January 31, 2006
Last updated: May 6, 2013
Last verified: September 2009

The purpose of the study is to investigate the psychological effects of burn injuries as experienced by patients.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Long Term Follow-Up of Burn Injuries

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Further study details as provided by National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS):

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: June 1992
Study Completion Date: September 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

We are interested in determining how people adjust to burn injuries as a way of facilitating optimal recovery. This is done by conducting several questionnaires at the time of the discharge in the hospital, and later follow up with the patients up to two years.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

burn patients


Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with more than a 30% total surface area burn
  • English speaking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with less than a 30% total surface area burn
  • Non English speaking
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00285636

United States, Washington
University of Washington; Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98104
Sponsors and Collaborators
U.S. Department of Education
Principal Investigator: David R. Patterson, Ph.D. University of Washington
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: David R. Patterson, Professor, National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Identifier: NCT00285636     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 95-0217-C, 97-4938-C08
Study First Received: January 31, 2006
Last Updated: May 6, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS):
Long Term Follow-Up

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Wounds and Injuries processed this record on November 20, 2014