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Pressure Ulcers Clinical Trials

A listing of Pressure Ulcers medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (46) clinical trials

Pressure and Diabetic Foot

Diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) is a worldwide burden in the management of patients with diabetes. Peripheral neuropathy has a key role in the physiopathology of DFU. Others factors as skin vulnerability to plantar pressure, glycation of skin protein, articular rigidity, vascular component and abnormal foot plantar pressure are also important ...

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Efficacy of the Dabir Surfaces Micropressure Overlay for Decubitus Ulcer Prevention During Cardiac Surgery

This is a simple pragmatic systematic quality improvement study aimed at real-world evaluation of a device claimed to reduce pressure ulcers in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Data acquisition will be based on systematic sampling of cardiac surgery operations based on odd and even calendar dates. On odd dates the Dabir ...

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100% Whey Protein Based Diet In Enhancing Pressure Ulcer Healing.

A pressure ulcer is defined as an area of localized damage to the skin and underlying tissues caused by pressure, shear, friction, and/or a combination of these. The most common sites for pressure ulcers are the sacrum, heels, ischial tuberosities, greater trochanters, and lateral malleoli. In Singapore, the prevalence of ...

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Pressure Ulcer Incidence Cat. II+ on a Static Air Mattress: a Multicenter Cohort Study in Nursing Home Residents at Risk

Pressure Ulcers are a serious and common problem for residents admitted to long-term care facilities and community care patients. They represent a major burden to patients, carers and the Healthcare system, affecting approximately 1 in 20 community patients. International guidelines recommend the use of pressure redistribution support surfaces, systematic patient ...

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Ketamine and Refractory Painful Care in a Palliative Unit

Patients in palliative care units have serious and incurable conditions and are in the sickness' late or final stages. This is why the relief of their symptoms is a priority for their medical care, being pain one of the major symptoms. In this context, the idea of treating various types ...


Qualitative Study of Preventive Organization of the Pelvic Bedsores Injured Spinal Cord

The purpose of the Protocol is the prevention of pelvic pressure ulcers within a care network of SCI patients whose general organization refers to the medical literature and the recommendations of the ministerial circular of 18 June 2004. A conceptual framework for work (CFW) will be set up and semi-structured ...

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PuraPly AM Plus the Standard of Care to Standard of Care Alone for the Management of Stage II-IV Pressure Ulcers.

This study seeks to demonstrate how PuraPly AM performs against standard of care in Stage II-IV Pressure Ulcers through a prospective randomized controlled study design. Subjects may be enrolled for up to 24 weeks; if healing occurs prior to week 24, a follow up healing confirmation visit shall occur two ...

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Negative Pressure Vs. Compression in Venous Ulcers

Venous ulcers are characterised by a cyclical pattern of healing and recurrence, with recurrence rates between 45 and 70% at one year. Venous leg ulceration has been identified as a common source of morbidity and reduced quality of life, especially in the elderly population. Non-healing ulcers place the patient at ...

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An RCT on Support Surfaces for Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Pressure injuries are a serious health care problem and threaten the health and well-being of millions of people. Most pressure injuries are avoidable with the application of standard practices and proper utilization of existing technology. Support surface technology has been shown to prevent pressure injuries, but the effectiveness of specific ...

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Interactive Telehealth for Pressure Ulcer Prevention After SCI

Overview and Rationale: Pressure ulcers (PUs) are a frequent and serious secondary complication after SCI with an annual incidence of 31% and a lifetime incidence of up to 85%. PUs are linked to increased morbidity and mortality. As medical or surgical repair of established PUs is difficult and costly, the ...

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