Comparison of Manual Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Versus Automatic CPR Machine During Ambulance Transport.

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2004 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : March 30, 2006
Last Update Posted : March 30, 2006
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:
This is a randomized controlled prospective study which assigned patient to receive manual CPR or automatic CPR machine use. The quality and efficacy between manual CPR and machine CPR will be evaluated.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cardiac Arrest Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Device: Automatic CPR machine Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of Manual Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Versus Automatic CPR Machine on the CPR Performance for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest During Ambulance Transport.
Study Start Date : January 2005

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Quality of CPR

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. End-tidal CO2 on arrival at ER
  2. Recovery of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) rate
  3. Survival rate at 1hr, 24hr, and discharge from hospital

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Non-traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patient in Taipei distric
  • Patients sent to National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) through Jhongsiao Emergency medical service (EMS) team

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Younger than 15 years old
  • Traumatic cardia arrest
  • Patients not sent to NTUH by Jhongsiao EMS team

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00308815

National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 10002
Contact: Wen-Chu Chiang, M.D.    886-2-23123456 ext 5632   
Principal Investigator: Wen-Chu Chiang, M.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Study Director: Wen-Chu Chiang, M.D. National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier: NCT00308815     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9361701098
First Posted: March 30, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 30, 2006
Last Verified: October 2004

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
cardiac arrest

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Arrest
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases