The Relationship of Rehabilitation Therapy Time To The Prevention of Burn Scar Contracture (ACT)

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
American Burn Association
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01161810
First received: July 12, 2010
Last updated: January 7, 2014
Last verified: January 2014
  Purpose

This project will develop a descriptive database of patient information and patient outcomes. This database will be used to determine the association of time spent in rehabilitation and patient outcomes, to relate patient acuity to burn scar contracture development and to establish minimal time requirement guidelines for various rehabilitation patient outcomes.


Condition Intervention
Burns
Other: Routine post burn rehabilitation therapy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Burn Patient Acuity Demographics, Scar Contractures and Rehabilitation Treatment Time Related to Patient Outcomes (ACT)

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by American Burn Association:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Measure patient outcome in terms of time devoted to rehabilitation [ Time Frame: At discharge ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Standard information that is recorded as part of daily routine in the rehabilitation treatment of patients with burn injury will be used as data to analyze patient outcomes


Estimated Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: July 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Post-Burn Rehabilitation
Patients with an acute burn injury who are admitted to the hospital with anticipated length of stay of 5 days or greater
Other: Routine post burn rehabilitation therapy
No testing outside of routine clinical rehabilitation will be performed

  Eligibility

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

Primary diagnosis of acute burn injury

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 year of age or older
  • Admission for primary diagnosis of cutaneous burn injury
  • Anticipated length of stay equal to/greater than five days
  • >2% deep partial thickness burn OR hand burn (which may be less than 2% deep partial thickness burn)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non-survivable burn as determined by the attending burn surgeon
  • Electrical burn injury
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01161810

Locations
United States, Arizona
Arizona Burn Center
Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85008
United States, California
University of Califronia Irvine
Orange, California, United States, 92868
University of California Davis, Regional Burn Center
Sacramento, California, United States, 95817
United States, Illinois
Loyola University Health System
Maywood, Illinois, United States, 60153
United States, Indiana
St. Joseph Regional Burn Center
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States, 46802
United States, Iowa
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, Iowa, United States, 52242
United States, Kansas
Via Christi Regional Burn Center
Wichita, Kansas, United States, 67214
United States, Minnesota
Regions Hospital Burn Center
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States, 55101
United States, Nebraska
St Elizabeth Regional Medical Center
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 68510
United States, New York
NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, New York, United States, 10065
United States, North Carolina
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 27514
United States, Oregon
Oregon Burn Center, Legacy Emanuel Hospital & Health Center
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97232
United States, Texas
U.S. army Institute of Surgical Research
Fort Sam Houston, Texas, United States, 78234-6315
United States, Utah
University of Utah Health Services Center
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84132
Sponsors and Collaborators
American Burn Association
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Reginald L Richard, MS, PT U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: American Burn Association
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01161810     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ABA-MCTG-0003, H-08-028
Study First Received: July 12, 2010
Last Updated: January 7, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by American Burn Association:
Burn
Rehabilitation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Burns
Contracture
Wounds and Injuries
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Muscular Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 22, 2014