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JAPANESE
国立保健医療科学院
JRCT ID: jRCTs061180088

Registered date:22/03/2019

Prophylactic effects of repeated aural stimulation with capsaicin ointment on development of pneumonia in elderly patients: a phase 2 RCT study

Basic Information

Recruitment status Recruiting
Health condition(s) or Problem(s) studiedpneumonia
Date of first enrollment26/04/2019
Target sample size50
Countries of recruitmentJapan
Study typeInterventional
Intervention(s)Repeated aural stimulation with capsaicin ointment

Outcome(s)

Primary OutcomeDevelopment of pneumonia
Secondary OutcomeAdverse reaction such as otalgia or abnormality of eardrum or ear canal

Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Age minimum>= 65age old
Age maximum<= 100age old
GenderBoth
Include criteria1) male and female between the age of 65 and 100 years 2) inpatients 3) a history of pneumonia within 6 months prior to the study
Exclude criteria1) Subjects with serious complications 2) Subjects who was excluded by investigators

Related Information

Contact

Public contact
Name Yoshiaki Kitamura
Address 3-18-15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770-8503, Japan Tokushima Japan 770-8503
Telephone +81-88-633-7169
E-mail ykitamura@tokushima-u.ac.jp
Affiliation Tokushima University
Scientific contact
Name Yoshiaki Kitamura
Address 3-18-15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770-8503, Japan Tokushima Japan 770-8503
Telephone +81-88-633-7169
E-mail ykitamura@tokushima-u.ac.jp
Affiliation Tokushima University