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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Pressure Ulcer
and you are
over 18
years old
The primary goal of this phase is to monitor the long-term effects.
The treatment is already on the market.
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The purpose

Pressure ulcers (UPP) represent an important sanitary problem affecting mostly elderly immobilized persons, increasing the burden of care to professionals in the health system, as well as pharmaceutical spending. There are studies of the effectiveness of various products in the prevention of the UPP, most made in hospitals and using fundamentally composed based on oily hyperbecome oxygenated acids (AGHO). There do not exist studies realized specifically with cream of olive oil. AIMS: Principal: To verify the efficiency of a new intervention of UPP's prevention in immobilized patients consisting in the application of cream of olive oil. Secondary: To evaluate the cost - efficiency of this new intervention opposite to AGHO's application. To value the degree of satisfaction of the patient and his keeper with regard to the use of cream of olive oil. METHODOLOGY DESIGN: clinical Test randomized with two parallel branches. AREA: Population consultant of the health centers in the province of Malaga. SUBJECTS OF STUDY: Patients immobilized at the risk of developing UPP. INTERVENTION: Administration of cream of olive oil to the group of intervention and AGHO's administration to the group control. Follow-up for one year. VARIABLES. Principal variable: UPP's appearance. Secondary: Demographic and clinical data, presence of technical supports, information of the caragiver and questionnaire of satisfaction. STATISTICAL ANALYSIS: Test. Exact of Fischer. Odds's calculation ratio. Shapiro-Wilk's test. Parametric test t- student or test U of Mann-Whitney. Reason of the increase cost efficiency (ICER). Logistic regression model multivariant.

Provided treatments

  • Drug: Hyper-oxigenated fatty acid
  • Other: Olive oil's cream

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01595347. The sponsor of the trial is Andaluz Health Service and it is looking for 410 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Olive Oil's Cream Effectiveness in Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in Immobilized Patients in Primary Care.A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial.