Skin Research

Programmes

 Disease Area / Topic  Acronym  Title  Status
Pressure Ulcer Prevention  PURPOSE  Pressure UlceR Programme Of ReSEarch Closed

Clinical Trials

 Disease Area / Topic  Acronym  Title  Status  Research Area
Diabetic Foot Ulcers MIDFUT Multiple Interventions for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatment Trial Set up Device Trial
Chronic Hand Eczema ALPHA Comparison of ALitretinoin with PUVA as the first line treatment in patients with severe chronic HAnd eczema  Recruiting Drug Trial
Pressure Ulcer Prevention PRESSURE 2 Pressure RElieving Support SUrfaces: a Randomised Evaluation 2 Comparison between  high specification foam and alternating pressure mattresses using double triangular sequential design  Closed Device Trial
Pressure Ulcer Prevention PRESSURE Pressure RElieving Support SUrfaces: a Randomised Evaluation Comparison between  alternating pressure overlays and alternating pressure replacement mattresses  Closed Device Trial
Pressure Ulcer Prevention OR Mattress Trial Comparison of the standard OR mattress with a gel pad overlay for patients during surgery using double triangular sequential design  Closed Device Trial

Applied Health Research

 Disease Area / Topic  Acronym  Title  Status  Research Area 
Diabetic Foot Ulcers CODIFI COncordance in  Diabetic Foot ulcer infection Agreement between swab and tissue sample cultures from infected diabetic foot ulcers  Closed Agreement Study
Leg Ulcers PROMARK Study to identify biomarkers which differentiate between leg ulcer patients whose wounds will and will not respond to treatment with protease modulating dressings.  Closed Prospective Cohort Study
Pressure Ulcer Prevention PURPOSE Pain Prevalence Pressure ulcer pain prevalence surveys in acute hospital and community patients  Closed Point prevalence
Pressure Ulcer Prevention PURPOSE Pain Cohort The role of pain as a predictor of Category 2 (and above) pressure ulcer development  Closed Prospective Cohort Study
Pressure Ulcer Prevention PURPOSE Severe Pressure Ulcer Project Organisational factors associated with severe pressure ulcer development  Closed Case Study Methods
Pressure Ulcer Prevention PURPOSE Risk Assessment Development of a pressure ulcer risk assessment framework – the PURPOSE T  Closed Consensus methods, pre-testing and field testing
Pressure Ulcer Prevention PU-QoL Development of the Pressure Ulcer Quality of Life Instrument (PUQOL)  Closed Systematic reviews, conceptual framework, instrument development, item reduction, psychometric testing
Pressure Ulcer Prevention PU-QoL UI Development of the Pressure Ulcer Quality of Life Utility Index  Closed Item reduction and time trade off methods
Pressure Ulcer Healing Healing of Heal Pressure Ulcers Prognostic factors for healing of heel pressure ulcers  Closed Prospective Cohort Study
Pressure Ulcer Prevention TranSCRIPTaR TRANslating Science into Clinically Relevant Information for Pressure-ulcer Therapies and Risk-assessment  Closed International Network
Pressure Ulcer Prevention EQUIP European Quality of Life Pressure Ulcer Instrument Project  Closed Systematic Review
Pressure Ulcer Prevention PURE Pressure Ulcer Risk Evaluation  Closed Systematic Review