Measurement of Jugular Venous Pulse in Critically Ill Patients.

This study has been terminated.
(Study completed)
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Chicago
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00303355
First received: March 14, 2006
Last updated: September 4, 2013
Last verified: September 2013
  Purpose

To assess the utility of clinical bedside examination for the measurement of jugular venous pulse in critically ill patients.


Condition
Jugular Venous Pulse Measurement in Critically Ill Patients

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: An Evaluation of the Utility of Clinical Examination for the Measurement of Jugular Venous Pulse in Critically Ill Patients.

Further study details as provided by University of Chicago:

Estimated Enrollment: 36
Study Start Date: September 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2004
Detailed Description:

Procedures: All patients with central venous catheters (CVP) will undergo physical examination of the jugular veins, while blinded to the actual CVP measured from the catheter. Clinicians with various experience levels (attending physician, fellow, resident physician, 4th year medical student) will participate.

The following clinical data will be obtained: Demographic data such as age, sex, weight and diagnosis will be collected. Each clinician's bedside CVP will be recorded from the bedside monitor. Clinicians will be blinded to bedside monitor.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients admitted to the ICU who have existing central venous catheters.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients admitted to the ICU who do not have existing central venous catheters
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00303355

Locations
United States, Illinois
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60637
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Chicago
Investigators
Principal Investigator: J P Kress, MD University of Chicago
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: University of Chicago
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00303355     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 11803B
Study First Received: March 14, 2006
Last Updated: September 4, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of Chicago:
jugular venous pulse

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Critical Illness
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes

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