Lips and Tongue of Mouth Breathing Children

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior.
Information provided by:
Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01296828
First received: February 1, 2011
Last updated: February 15, 2011
Last verified: November 2010
  Purpose

Purpose: to characterize the posture, tone and mobility of lips and tongue of mouth breathing children.

Methods: 40 mouth breathing children, 26 (65%) male and 14 (35%) female, aging between 7 and 10 years old, were involved in this research realized in São Paulo, SP, Brazil . It was used the MBGR protocol to evaluate the posture, tone and mobility of lips and tongue of mouth breathing children.


Condition
Mouth Breathing

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Posture, Tone and Mobility of Lips and Tongue of Mouth Breathing Children

Further study details as provided by Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo:

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: October 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2011
Primary Completion Date: November 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
MOUTH BREATHING CHILDREN

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Years to 10 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

40 mouth breathing children, 26 (65%) male and 14 (35%) female, aging between 7 and 10 years old, were involved in this research realized in Instituto CEFAC, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Mouth breathing children diagnosed by doctor.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children with mental, neurological or hearing diseases, or with cold or flu at the examination day.
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Locations
Brazil
Instituto CEFAC
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo
Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior.
Investigators
Study Chair: Irene Q Marchesan CEFAC Educação e Saúde
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Marta Assumpção de Andrada e Silva, Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo´s professor
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01296828     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CEP PUC/SP 302/2008
Study First Received: February 1, 2011
Last Updated: February 15, 2011
Health Authority: Brazil: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Respiratory Aspiration
Mouth Breathing
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 22, 2014