Study of Intracranial Pressure (ICP) Monitoring in Critically Ill (SIM City)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 6, 2011
Last Update Posted : December 11, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Duke University

Brief Summary:
The SIM City study seeks to explore for the variance in practice that is associated with nursing and medical care of patients with brain pressure (ICP) monitors. The underlying hypothesis is that there is not a consistent pattern of care throughout the U.S., rather, there is a wide range of practice patterns that are used to monitor and treat ICP.

Condition or disease
Intracranial Pressure

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Study of ICP Monitoring in Critically Ill
Study Start Date : July 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2012


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients admitted to the ICU that are receiving Intracranial Pressure (ICP) monitoring.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult (18 years of age or older)
  • Admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prisoners

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01330264

United States, North Carolina
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Duke University
Principal Investigator: DaiWai M Olson, PhD RN CCRN Duke University

Responsible Party: Duke University Identifier: NCT01330264     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Pro00016075
First Posted: April 6, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 11, 2012
Last Verified: December 2012

Keywords provided by Duke University:
Intracranial Pressure (ICP) Monitoring
Admission to Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Critical Illness
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes