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Treatment for Sleep Disturbance in Orthopaedic Trauma Patients
The purpose of the study is to test the efficacy of sleep treatment in human patients following traumatic injury. Specifically, the study will determine if treatment consisting of melatonin and education related to sleep habits are effective in treating sleep disturbance and improving sleep quality in Orthopaedic trauma patients. We hope to learn if melatonin and sleep education effectively improve sleep following traumatic injury, and improve outcomes.
Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.
- Dietary Supplement: Melatonin 5mg and Sleep Education
- Other: Placebo
- New patients visiting the Orthopaedic Trauma Clinic or undergoing orthopaedic surgery
in Stanford Hospital following traumatic injury. Accidental traumatic fracture
injuries that are operative and non-operative. Must be able to swallow tablets.
- Documented head trauma. Cognitive impairments. Minors. Previously diagnosed sleep
disorders. Sleep apnea. Enrolled in another study. Women who are pregnant or may
become pregnant or are nursing. Hypertension. Diabetes. Endocrine, autoimmune,
depressive, bleeding or seizure disorders.
Ages Eligible for Study
18 Years - N/A
Genders Eligible for Study