Comparison of self-reported and monitored compliance of daily injection of human growth hormone in burned children.

@article{Wilkins2003ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of self-reported and monitored compliance of daily injection of human growth hormone in burned children.},
  author={Judy P Wilkins and Oscar E. Suman and Deb A Benjamin and David N . Herndon},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2003},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={697-701}
}
Objectives. We compared insulin-like growth factor (IGF-I) levels obtained in two groups with different methods of assessing compliance. Burned children were randomized to receive a daily injection of 0.05-0.1mg/kg per day of recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) or placebo. Study design. One hundred twenty-five children (age range 6 months to 17 years) with total body surface area burns >40% participated in the study. Baseline levels of IGF-I were obtained at hospital discharge, at which… CONTINUE READING