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Evaluation of Risk Factors of Sleep Quality in Intensive Care Unit

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00507481
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 26, 2007
Last Update Posted : June 4, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Turin, Italy

Brief Summary:
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between sleep disturbances and delirium in surgical ICU patients. The study set up to test the hypothesis that the occurrence of delirium is associated to the alteration of sleep quality and quantity observed in the critically ill patients.

Condition or disease
Sleep Disorders Delirium

Detailed Description:
Sleep disorders are an important clinical entity affecting outcome in respiratory, cardiovascular, metabolic and psychiatric disorders and exacting a potentially significant toll on patients at both a personal and socio-economic level.Delirium is a common organ dysfunction in the critically ill patients characterized by an acute onset of impaired cognitive function [REF] associated with prolonged ICU and hospital stay, nosocomial pneumonia, and death.

Study Type : Observational
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Risk Factors of Sleep Quality in Critically Ill Patients
Study Start Date : January 2006
Study Completion Date : September 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Delirium
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
ICU postsurgical patients who needed mechanical ventilation for more than 48 hr admitted to the general ICU
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult, postsurgical patients who needed mechanical ventilation for more than 48 hr admitted to the general ICU

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Defined a priori
  • Were history of chronic dementia, psychosis, mental retardation, stroke syndrome or other primary neurologic disease
  • Patient refusal to participate
  • Alcohol and drug abuse.

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Locations
Italy
ICU University S.G.Battista Hospital
Turin, Italy, 10126
Intensive care Unit S.giovanni Battista Hospital
Turin, Italy, 10126
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Turin, Italy
Investigators
Study Director: Marco V Ranieri, Professor University of Turin, Italy

Responsible Party: Trompeo Anna Chiara, University of Turin
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00507481     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4627
First Posted: July 26, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 4, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008

Keywords provided by University of Turin, Italy:
Sleep
ICU
Delirium
Post surgical ventilated patients
ICU patients

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Delirium
Sleep Wake Disorders
Parasomnias
Confusion
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders