MIHS Emergency Department CPR Quality Improvement Project

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Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : November 22, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 18, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Maricopa Integrated Health System

Brief Summary:
The investigators will quantify the quality of chest compressions provided in the Emergency Department and determine whether the quality of chest compressions is related to patient outcome. The quality of chest compressions and patient outcomes will be assessed both before and after the introduction of audiovisual feedback in real time.

Condition or disease
Cardiac Arrest

Detailed Description:

The Emergency Department will be using E-series unit manufactured by ZOLL Medical Group (Chelmsford, MA). These units are equipped with an accelerometer-based system that allows for measurement of chest compression depth and rate. These units are also equipped with RealCPRHelp, and FDA-approved technology that provides real-time audiovisual feedback to providers on the quality of chest compressions.

In the first phase of the project, the ED providers will utilize the E-series units to treat all patients requiring chest compressions.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 150 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: MIHS Emergency Department CPR Quality Improvement Project
Study Start Date : November 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2020

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Cardiac Arrest
U.S. FDA Resources

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. CPR quality [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Measurement of chest compression depth and rate

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Health care outcomes [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Mortality and the following adverse events: infection, bleeding, DVT, hyperkalemia

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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
Patients admitted to the ED who require chest compressions

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years old or older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • less than 18 years old

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01245699

Contact: Bentley J Bobrow, MD 602-344-5417
Contact: David A Drachman, PhD 602-344-5161

United States, Arizona
Maricopa Integrated Health System Recruiting
Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85008
Sponsors and Collaborators
Maricopa Integrated Health System
Principal Investigator: Bentley J Bobrow, MD Maricopa Integrated Health System

Publications of Results:
Responsible Party: Maricopa Integrated Health System Identifier: NCT01245699     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010-037
First Posted: November 22, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 18, 2015
Last Verified: November 2015

Keywords provided by Maricopa Integrated Health System:
Cardiac arrest, CPR, quality improvement

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Arrest
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases