This trial is evaluating whether Methylprednisolone Tablet will improve 14 primary outcomes and 3 secondary outcomes in patients with Wounds. Measurement will happen over the course of 12 weeks.
This trial requires 60 total participants across 2 different treatment groups
This trial involves 2 different treatments. Methylprednisolone Tablet is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are in Phase 2 & 3 and have had some early promising results.
Wounds arise from damage to the skin, which is the result of trauma, bacterial infections, or other conditions, including ultraviolet radiation, insect bites and plant stings. The best management of wounds includes good hand washing and appropriate care of the wound, preferably by a specialist. Healing of the wound may take time, depending on the location, type and severity of the wound.
There are several causes that can be the root cause for chronic wounds, including diabetes, immunosuppressed skin and underlying disease, such as inflammatory skin diseases. However, with proper wound care and good management, most wounds can be cured. The healing of chronic wounds will be improved and the length of wound duration will be shortened by the treatment strategies.
About 19.5 million Americans experience some kind of chronic wound of the lower extremities in a given year. This accounts for over one-third (31.5%) of American adults.
There is an urgent need to develop a national wound assessment instrument that is free to use and have a high degree of interpretation and reproducibility to use in clinical and research settings. This is of critical importance as in 2000, 827,910 people developed at least one acute wound. This was the highest rate for 10 years, and the highest rate for 1,100 years. The mean cost is estimated at £17,700.00-a huge sum. We therefore believe that the development of such a tool would be of enormous value in helping to benchmark priorities with the NHS.
Wounds are usually caused by trauma or penetration of a body part and typically produce bleeding. They can also produce signs of infection in most cases.
The most common treatment for a burn is to treat the burn with topical antibacterials, use a bandage, or both. There are many types of dressings that can be used in addition to the above to give better coverage. Other treatments include topical wound spray or medications. When considering treatment, the patient's health and the amount of injury they will suffer are taken into account.
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In a recent study, findings of the present study demonstrate that the therapeutic effect of methylprednisolone is better than that of the placebo. Therefore, there is scope for using this drug in the treatment of patients with chronic ulcers and burns.
[Wounds and their treatments have evolved over the years: in the 1950s and 1960s, medical procedures consisted of simply bandaging wounds. Today, people often complain of severe chronic wounds such as diabetic, pressure ulcers due to immobilizing, infected wounds (fungal, bacterial, and virus). They have become a large health burden on hospitals and government healthcare system, and they have prompted us to revisit wound management. The average age of a wound at its presentation to a family doctor in a big city like London is 61.7 years (55-69). In rural and remote Australian regions, the average age of presenting a wound is 67.4 years (57-72).
MP was more effective than S alone in reducing pain, itch and swelling and was more effective than SP alone in relieving wound-related distress. MMP-9 was significantly increased after treatment with MP and SP, implying that these medications might not be detrimental to wounds. Patient-reported quality of life is increased after treatment with MP, but, overall, S seems to be as good as MP in these areas.
Methylprednisolone, when prescribed at a fixed dose, decreases inflammation, increases cell-mediated immunity and decreases the incidence of nosocomial infection. In all our wounds, the effects of methylprednisolone outweighed the risks, and we no longer use antibiotics for the short term management of minor wounds. At our wound clinic, we also rely on the use of the oral prednisone taper rather than hospitalisation.
The evidence supporting routine postoperative [pain management](https://www.withpower.com/clinical-trials/pain-management) is limited. The evidence for the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in treating wound healing was conflicting with no evidence to support either use or effectiveness. The evidence for the prevention of chronic wound pain is scarce.