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Nursing Care Management of External Fixation in Hospitalization: Pin Site Infection Incidence

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2010 by Rambam Health Care Campus.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 23, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 23, 2010
Information provided by:
Rambam Health Care Campus

Brief Summary:
The incidence of pin site infection is related to the nursing management of external fixation.

Condition or disease

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : December 2010

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pin Site Infection Incidence [ Time Frame: 6 MONTH ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients after external fixation insertion

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 year old patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Immune Depression
  • Patients who are treated with immunosupressive drugs or steroids
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Responsible Party: Dr AMI MAYO, Rambam Health Care Campus Identifier: NCT01246245    
Other Study ID Numbers: 049-10 CTIL
First Posted: November 23, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 23, 2010
Last Verified: July 2010
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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Communicable Diseases