Pediatric Ventilatory Care in Finland 2010
This observational study includes questionnaires send to doctors in all units treating pediatric patients with mechanical ventilation in Finland. Additionally all units treating pediatric patients with mechanical ventilation are invited to perform a quality control-like follow up for 3 months. Patient identity data is not collected, and no interventions to treatment are made.
Pediatric Intensive Care
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Pediatric Ventilatory Care in Finland 2010|
- The duration of mechanical ventilation [ Time Frame: 1-2000 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]Compare the duration of mechanical ventilation in different units in Finland
- Ventilator parameters [ Time Frame: 1-2000hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]Comparison of ventilator parameters used during mechanical ventilation of children in pediatric-, neonatal- and adult intensive care units.
|Study Start Date:||March 2010|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2010|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Mechanically ventilated children
All children under 16 years of age who are needing mechanical ventilation for any reason.
No interventions are made. The purpose of the study is to find out current practices used in pediatric mechanical ventilation.