Comparison of Different Mucoactive Agents for the Care of the Intubated Patient in a Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00131521
First received: August 17, 2005
Last updated: June 20, 2009
Last verified: June 2009

August 17, 2005
June 20, 2009
January 2005
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prevention of pulmonary mucus obstruction
Same as current
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days of mechanical ventilation
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Comparison of Different Mucoactive Agents for the Care of the Intubated Patient in a Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit
Comparison of Different Mucoactive Agents for the Care of the Intubated Patient in a Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit: A Randomized, Double Blind, Controlled Trial

This study compares N-acetylcysteine (mucomyst) and sodium chloride to determine their efficacy in the prevention of pulmonary mucus obstruction and retention in intubated patients admitted to the surgical trauma intensive care unit (STICU).

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Mucus Obstruction
  • Intubation
  • Drug: mucomyst
  • Drug: sodium chloride (saline)
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Completed
260
December 2007
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Intubated and admitted to the Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit (STICU)
  • Subjects must be eligible to start treatment within 24 hours of their initial intubation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient anticipated to be extubated within 24 hours following STICU admission
  • Hypersensitivity to acetylcysteine.
  • Pregnancy
Both
18 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00131521
034-1502-320
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
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Principal Investigator: John G. Myers, M.D. University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
June 2009

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