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

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2004 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital Identifier:
First received: March 28, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2004
History: No changes posted
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 Intervention
Cardiac Arrest Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Device: Automatic CPR machine

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: 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.

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Quality of CPR

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

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: January 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
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: 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
  More Information Identifier: NCT00308815     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9361701098
Study First Received: March 28, 2006
Last Updated: March 28, 2006

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 processed this record on September 21, 2017