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Study of Mattress Type in Fibromyalgia

2014-08-27 03:14:26 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Patients with Fibromyalgia using a brand mattress will show greater improvement sleeping than when using a comparison mattress.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Fibromyalgia

Intervention

Brand name mattress, Comparison mattress

Location

Pain and Fatigue Study Center - Beth Israel Medical Center
New York
New York
United States
10014

Status

Recruiting

Source

Beth Israel Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:26-0400

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