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Can Neck Circumference Measurements Less Than 43cm or Greater Than 43cm Predict Difficulty of Tracheal Intubation?

This study has been completed.
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NCT01191658
First Posted: August 31, 2010
Last Update Posted: July 15, 2011
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Information provided by:
CAMC Health System
August 27, 2010
August 31, 2010
July 15, 2011
August 2010
December 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Can Neck Circumference Measurements Less Than 43cm or Greater Than 43cm Predict Difficulty of Tracheal Intubation?
Can Neck Circumference Measurements Less Than 43cm or Greater Than 43cm Predict Difficulty of Tracheal Intubation?
The circumference of a person's neck is a useful predictor of difficulty of insertion of a breathing tube.
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Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample
adult patients who require tracheal intubation for general anesthesia and surgery
Neck Circumference, Difficulty of Tracheal Intubation
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Completed
100
December 2010
December 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status 1-4
  • Receiving general endotracheal anesthesia for surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Limited range of motion of the neck or jaw
  • Cervical spine injuries
  • Upper airway pathology
  • Previous facial trauma, or goiter
  • Patients receiving regional anesthesia or anesthesia other than general, endotracheal anesthesia
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Yes
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United States
 
 
NCT01191658
10-07-2252
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William White, Jr., DMP, CRNA, CAMC Institute
CAMC Health System
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CAMC Health System
July 2011