Echocardiographic Examination Performed by Nurses in Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00886548|
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Delayed inclusion)
First Posted : April 23, 2009
Last Update Posted : January 12, 2016
The purpose of this study is:
- To study the clinical usefulness of nurse-performed ultrasound and echocardiographic examinations in a cardiac intensive care unit.
- To study reproducibility of nurse-performed ultrasound and echocardiographic examinations in a cardiac intensive care unit.
- To study which ultrasound measure that best correlate with the amount of pleural effusion.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Heart Failure Myocardial Infarction Pleural Effusion||Procedure: Ultrasound performed|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||0 participants|
|Official Title:||Echocardiographic Examination Performed by Nurses in Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Is it Clinical Useful?|
|Study Start Date :||April 2009|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||May 2010|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||May 2010|
Single arm study.
Procedure: Ultrasound performed
Nurse-driven ultrasound performed
- Change of diagnosis [ Time Frame: 6-12 months ]
- Change of treatment [ Time Frame: 6-12 months ]
- Quantification of pleural effusion [ Time Frame: 6-12 months ]
- Reproducibility of nurse-performed examinations [ Time Frame: 6-12 months ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00886548
|Department of Medicine, Hospital of Levanger|
|Levanger, Norway, 7600|
|Study Chair:||Håvard Dalen, MD||Levanger Hospital, Nord-Trøndelag Health Trust|