Clinical Trial – Impact of Early Consultation for Cellulitis Patients – Cellulitis

This test is to investigate if the hospital length of stay, readmission rates, prevalence of pseudocellulitis, cost, and antibiotic usage will be reduced if you ask your dermatologist before you go to the hospital for cellulitis.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 248 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: A Randomized Controlled Study to Assess the Impact of Dermatology Consultations on the Hospital Course of Patients Admitted for Cellulitis
Study Start Date : October 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2017

Contacts

Contact: Daniela Kroshinsky, MD 617-643-3884 dkroshinsky@partners.org

 

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01706913

For enrollment please visit www.clinicaltrials.gov.

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