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Trial Aiming at Assessing the Effect of Humidification on the Comfort of the Patient Receiving an Oxygen Therapy (OXYREA)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01300845
First Posted: February 23, 2011
Last Update Posted: November 20, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Angers
  Purpose
In France, the most used humidifying system during oxygen therapy is a non heated device with weak efficiency and non-proven clinical benefits. This study aims to assess the lack of benefits of non-heated humidification compared to no humidification, as regards to the comfort of the patient receiving oxygen therapy.

Condition Intervention
Oxygen Inhalation Therapy Procedure: Humidification Procedure: No Humidification

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Prospective, Randomized, Multi-center Trial Aiming at Assessing the Effect of Humidification on the Comfort of the Patient Receiving an Oxygen Therapy.

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Angers:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • A score of comfort assessed with a detailed and specific questionnaire [ Time Frame: This score is assessed between the sixth and the eighth hour after randomization ]
    This score is built from answers brought in a questionnaire including 15 items. Each item can be rated from 0 to 10, allowing to increment a score on 150 points.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The specific scores of comfort for each items [ Time Frame: Hour 6-8 ]
  • Observance level for oxygen therapy [ Time Frame: Hour 6-8 ]
  • Percentage of patients requiring a fibroscopic aspirations during their stay in intensive care unit or USC within the limits of 28 days. [ Time Frame: Department discharge limited by day 28 ]
  • Percentage of patients requiring an intubation during their stay in intensive care unit or USC within the limits of 28 days. [ Time Frame: Department discharge limited by day 28 ]
  • Percentage of patients who had an ear, nose and throat infections during their stay in intensive care unit or USC within the limits of 28 days. [ Time Frame: Department discharge limited by day 28 ]
  • The patients who had a lesion of corneas during their stay in intensive care unit or USC within the limits of 28 days [ Time Frame: Department discharge limited by day 28 ]
  • The length of stay in intensive care unit or USC [ Time Frame: Department discharge limited by day 28 ]
  • mortality in intensive care unit or USC during ongoing stay within the limits of 28 days. [ Time Frame: Department discharge limited by day 28 ]

Enrollment: 356
Study Start Date: March 2011
Study Completion Date: August 2014
Primary Completion Date: August 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Humidification Procedure: Humidification
From randomization, oxygen therapy is humidified
Experimental: No Humidification Procedure: No Humidification
oxygen therapy is never humidified

  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:

  • Admission in Intensive Care Unit
  • Oxygen therapy started for less than two hours in ICU

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age under 18
  • Pregnancy
  • Participation in other trials with the same endpoints
  • absence of registration in french health care system
  • patient protected by law
  • tracheotomised or intubated patient
  • Patient with non invasive ventilation
  • Oxygen therapy started for more than two hours in ICU
  • moribund
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01300845


Locations
France
University Hospital
Angers, France, 49933
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Angers
  More Information

Responsible Party: University Hospital, Angers
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01300845     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PHRI 2010-02
First Submitted: February 18, 2011
First Posted: February 23, 2011
Last Update Posted: November 20, 2014
Last Verified: February 2014

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Angers:
Oxygen mask
Oxygen cannula
Humidification
Oxygen therapy
Intensive Care Unit