Saline Instillation Before Tracheal Suctioning and the Incidence of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hospital do Cancer, Sao Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00432718
First received: February 7, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2007
History: No changes posted

February 7, 2007
February 7, 2007
August 2001
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incidence of ventilator associated pneumonia
Same as current
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  • atelectasis
  • tube occlusion
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Saline Instillation Before Tracheal Suctioning and the Incidence of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
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Compare the incidence of ventilator associated pneumonia with or without tracheal isotonic saline instillation before tracheal suctioning

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Critically Ill Patients
Procedure: Saline Instillation before Tracheal Suctioning
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Completed
260
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Consecutive patients foreseen to receive mechanical ventilation for more than 72 hours

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous mechanical ventilation in the last month
  • Mechanical ventilation for more than 6 hours before arrival at ICU,
  • Contraindication to bronchoscopy and
  • Be expected to die or undergo withdrawal treatment within 48 hours-
Both
18 Years and older
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Brazil
 
NCT00432718
342/01
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Hospital do Cancer, Sao Paulo
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Principal Investigator: Pedro Caruso, MD Intensive Care Unit - Hospital do Câncer and University of Sao Paulo Medical School
Hospital do Cancer, Sao Paulo
February 2007

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