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Cooling Pillow for Atopic Dermatitis

2014-08-27 03:13:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to see if using a cooling pillow at night will help the sleep quality in people with atopic dermatitis.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Conditions

Atopic Dermatitis

Intervention

Current standard eczema treatment and standard pillow at night, Chillow cooling pillow

Location

Northwestern University Department of Dermatology
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60611

Status

Recruiting

Source

Northwestern University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:21-0400

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