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Ventilator-associated Pneumonia (VAP) and Humidification System
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01546974
Verified January 2012 by José Raimundo Araujo de Azevedo, Hospital Sao Domingos. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
: March 7, 2012
Last Update Posted
: March 7, 2012
Hospital Sao Domingos
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
José Raimundo Araujo de Azevedo, Hospital Sao Domingos
The purpose of this study is to determine which humidification system is more effective in preventing pneumonia in mechanically ventilated patients. The study will compare a heat and moisture exchanger versus heated humidification.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients expected to require mechanical ventilation for at least 48 hours