Gas Usage for Those With COPD Who Experience Low Oxygen Levels During Activities Only

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
University of Toronto
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Information provided by:
West Park Healthcare Centre
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00546299
First received: October 17, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2007
History: No changes posted

October 17, 2007
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February 2003
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gas usage [ Time Frame: 2 ]
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Gas Usage for Those With COPD Who Experience Low Oxygen Levels During Activities Only
Ambulatory Gas Usage in Patients With COPD and Exertional Hypoxemia

Several studies have described the use of supplemental oxygen during exertion or activities of daily living (ambulatory oxygen) in study populations that have different characteristics. This report, based on specialized randomized controlled trials, characterizes ambulatory gas usage among patients with COPD who experience low oxygen levels during activities.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Drug: oxygen
cylinder and concentrator, dosage to maintain SpO2 above 92%, used during exertion
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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December 2005
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of COPD
  • dyspnea limiting daily activities
  • desaturation less than or equal to 88% for 2 continuous minutes during a room air six-minute walk test

Exclusion Criteria:

  • less than or equal to 18 years old
  • those who met criteria for mortality reduction with long-term oxygen
  • those who received oxygen for palliative care or isolated nocturnal hypoxemia
  • those unable to complete the questionnaires or provide informed consent
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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NCT00546299
8-42361
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West Park Healthcare Centre
  • University of Toronto
  • Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
  • Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Study Director: Roger Goldstein, MD Respiratory Rehabilitation, West Park Healthcare Centre
West Park Healthcare Centre
October 2007

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