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Effects of Respiratory Physiotherapy in Critically Ill Patients Ventilated for More Than 48 Hours

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01165606
First Posted: July 20, 2010
Last Update Posted: July 20, 2010
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Information provided by:
Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense - Unidade Academica de Ciecias da Saude
  Purpose
This study aimed to determine the impact of providing chest physiotherapy on the duration of mechanical ventilation, intensive care length of stay, intensive care and hospital mortality in mechanically ventilated patients.

Condition Intervention
Mechanical Ventilation Procedure: Chest physiotherapy

Study Type: Interventional

Further study details as provided by Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense - Unidade Academica de Ciecias da Saude:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • intensive care mortality
  • 120-day mortality

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • duration of mechanical ventilation
  • intensive care length of stay

Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Physiotherpy Procedure: Chest physiotherapy

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients aged more than 18 years, admitted to the ICU needing mechanical ventilation for longer than 48 hours

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with ventilatory failure due to neuromuscular dysfunction
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01165606


Locations
Brazil
Hospital São José
Criciuma, SC, Brazil, 88801-003
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense - Unidade Academica de Ciecias da Saude
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01165606     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Physiotherapy
First Submitted: July 16, 2010
First Posted: July 20, 2010
Last Update Posted: July 20, 2010
Last Verified: July 2010