Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Care for Adults Experiencing Trauma
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01382446|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 27, 2011
Results First Posted : November 28, 2013
Last Update Posted : February 6, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Ventilator Associated Pneumonia||Drug: Chlorhexidine gluconate Other: Toothpaste||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||66 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Evaluating Effectiveness of Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Care for Adults|
|Study Start Date :||July 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||April 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||April 2012|
Active Comparator: Standard Oral Care Regimen
Current oral care protocol includes the use of 1.5% H2O2-coated swabs every four hours, toothbrushing with toothpaste every 12 hours, and use of continuous subglottic suction apparatus.
Brushing the teeth, tongue, gingiva, and oral mucosa twice daily with toothbrush and toothpaste.
Experimental: Chlorhexidine Oral Care Regimen
This study will compare our current oral care practice with the use of Chlorhexidine Gluconate 0.12% (Peridex, 3M Corporation) Twice daily in addition to regularly scheduled oral care as a means to decrease the incidence of VAP utilizing evidence-based strategies.
Drug: Chlorhexidine gluconate
0.12% Chlorhexidine Gluconate 15ml Twice Daily, administered via toothbrushing and swabbing teeth, tongue, gingiva, and oral mucosa.
Other Name: Peridex
- Effectiveness of Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Care for Trauma Patients [ Time Frame: 18 Months ]Examination of number of participants who do not develop oral bacteria and Ventilator Associated Pneumonia when an oral rinse containing 0.12% Chlorhexidine Gluconate is used as part of a oral care protocol.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01382446
|United States, Arizona|
|St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center|
|Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85013|
|Principal Investigator:||Tracy Thomas, MSN||St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix|