Quantification and Derivation of Metabolic Needs in Children During Burn Rehabilitation

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(indirect calorimetry no longer employed at the institution; calorimeter is not accurate/reliable)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Theresa Mayes, Shriners Hospitals for Children
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: October 1, 2007
Last updated: June 18, 2012
Last verified: June 2012

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 Intervention
Other: calories measured 5x following wound healing

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Shriners Hospitals for Children:

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: October 2006
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
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


Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: 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

No publications provided

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
Study First Received: October 1, 2007
Last Updated: June 18, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Shriners Hospitals for Children:
nutrition assessment

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 22, 2014