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Fluid Management After Surgery in the Post-Anesthetic Care Unit (PACU)

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 July 2009 by Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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Shaare Zedek Medical Center Identifier:
First received: July 26, 2009
Last updated: July 27, 2009
Last verified: July 2009
The objective of the present study is to describe the current practice of postoperative fluid management in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) of the Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Practice of Fluid Management in the Post-anesthetic Care Unit (PACU) of Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery: an Observational Study

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Further study details as provided by Shaare Zedek Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: September 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
elective post surgery patients

Detailed Description:
The aim of this study is to follow and present the current practice of fluid administration in the PACUof Shaare Zedek Medical Center for an extended period of time as a first step towards establishing guidelines for postoperative fluid management.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adult patients (age > 18 yrs) after elective surgery

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age > 18 yrs
  • elective surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • massive intraoperative blood loss
  • non elective surgery
  • pregnant women
  • stay in the PACU < 15 minutes
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00947401

Contact: Yaacov Gozal, MD 972-2-6555614

Shaare Zedek Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Jerusalem, Israel, 91031
Contact: Yaacov Gozal, MD    972-2-6555614   
Sub-Investigator: Sarah Shapira, RN         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shaare Zedek Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Yaacov Gozal, MD Shaare Zedek Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Sarah Shapira, RN Shaare Zedek Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Yaacov Gozal, MD, Dept. of Anesthesiology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel Identifier: NCT00947401     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1234567
Study First Received: July 26, 2009
Last Updated: July 27, 2009

Keywords provided by Shaare Zedek Medical Center:
Surgery, elective
Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Fluid management

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Central Nervous System Depressants
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