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Testing of the Apnea Prevention Device

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00875134
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2009 by Oregon Health and Science University.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : April 3, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 3, 2009
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
This study is designed to test the ability of a computer-based algorithm to detect and intervene in cases of narcotic-induced respiratory depression.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Respiratory Depression Elective Surgery Other: Verbal prompt Other: Skin Stimulus Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 35 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Testing of the Apnea Prevention Device
Study Start Date : March 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2009
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Verbal prompt, cutaneous stimulation
Patient receives either or both a verbal stimulus or cutaneous stimulus
Other: Verbal prompt
Patient hears a voice recording
Other: Skin Stimulus
Patient receives either a skin stimulus

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Efficacy in treating respiratory depression [ Time Frame: seconds after desaturation ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elective surgical patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refusal to consent to study
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00875134

United States, Oregon
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97239
Sponsors and Collaborators
Oregon Health and Science University
More Information

Responsible Party: Mark Zornow, MD, OHSU
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00875134     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10-06-54
First Posted: April 3, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 3, 2009
Last Verified: April 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Respiratory Insufficiency
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases