Hand Laceration | Prophylactic Antibiotic Treatment for Hand Lacerations Involving Flexor and/or Extensor Tendon
Hand Laceration research study
What is the primary objective of this study?
The investigators assume that simple hand lacerations involving flexors or extensors tendons,
do not require prophylactic antibiotic treatment to prevent wound infection.
Who is eligible to participate?
- Hand laceration
- Tendon involeved
- Clean laceration
- No bone involved
- Immunocompremised patients
- \"Dirty\" lacerations
Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?
No Bone Involved
Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.
Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.
with antibiotic and without antibiotic
Start Date: August 2013
Phase: Phase 4
Primary Outcome: rate of wound infections
Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references
Lead Sponsor: HaEmek Medical Center, Israel