Clinical Trial - Impact of Fever Prevention in Brain Injured Patients - Fever

This study will assess the impact of fever prevention on fever burden and short- and long-term neurologic outcomes in brain injured patients. Half of the subjects will undergo fever prevention using a targeted temperature management system and half of the subjects will be treated for fever should it develop.


Study Type: Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment: 1176 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Impact of Fever Prevention in Brain Injured Patients
Actual Study Start Date: January 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2020



Contact: Jaime Ritter, MPH (770) 784-6437 Identifier: NCT02996266


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