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Comparison of Conventional GlideScope to Single-Use GlideScope Cobalt for Orotracheal Intubation

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00459797
First Posted: April 13, 2007
Last Update Posted: April 21, 2009
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Information provided by:
Lawson Health Research Institute
April 12, 2007
April 13, 2007
April 21, 2009
April 2007
August 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Time to intubation (seconds) [ Time Frame: Immediate ]
Time to intubation (seconds)
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  • Ease of intubation [ Time Frame: after intubation ]
  • Number of intubation attempts per group [ Time Frame: after intubation ]
  • Incidence of trauma in each group [ Time Frame: after intubation ]
  • Number of failures to intubate per group [ Time Frame: after intubation ]
  • Use of external laryngeal pressure per group [ Time Frame: after intubation ]
  • Laryngoscopic grade distribution in each group [ Time Frame: after intubation ]
  • Ease of intubation
  • Number of intubation attempts per group
  • Incidence of trauma in each group
  • Number of failures to intubate per group
  • Use of external laryngeal pressure per group
  • Laryngoscopic grade distribution in each group
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Comparison of Conventional GlideScope to Single-Use GlideScope Cobalt for Orotracheal Intubation
Comparison of Conventional GlideScope to Single-Use GlideScope Cobalt for Orotracheal Intubation
Patients presenting for elective surgery requiring orotracheal intubation will be randomized to being intubated with either the conventional (reusable) GlideScope videolaryngoscope or the single-use GlideScope videolaryngoscope. The primary outcome is time to intubation.
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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Healthy
  • Device: Conventional (reusable) Glidescope
  • Device: Single-use Glidescope videolaryngoscope
  • Active Comparator: Conventional Glidescope
    Intervention: Device: Conventional (reusable) Glidescope
  • Experimental: Single-use Glidescope
    Intervention: Device: Single-use Glidescope videolaryngoscope
Jones PM, Turkstra TP, Armstrong KP, Armstrong PM, Harle CC. Comparison of a single-use GlideScope Cobalt videolaryngoscope with a conventional GlideScope for orotracheal intubation. Can J Anaesth. 2010 Jan;57(1):18-23. doi: 10.1007/s12630-009-9204-9. Epub 2009 Oct 31.

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Completed
100
August 2008
August 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any patient who is ≥ 18 yrs. coming for elective surgery.
  • Endotracheal tube is indicated for the procedure in the opinion of the attending anesthesiologist.
  • Any operator who has performed ≥ 10 GlideScope intubations.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any patient in whom the use of the GlideScope is contraindicated in the opinion of the attending anesthesiologist.
  • Any patient with cervical spine abnormalities.
  • Any patients with known or probable difficult airways (this rare occurrence is unlikely to be evenly distributed between the groups and could skew the data).
  • Any patient requiring rapid sequence induction.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Yes
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Canada
 
 
NCT00459797
R-07-040
13025
No
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Philip Jones, LHSC
Lawson Health Research Institute
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Principal Investigator: Philip M Jones, MD London Health Sciences Centre
Lawson Health Research Institute
April 2009

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