Measurement of Jugular Venous Pulse in Critically Ill Patients.
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00303355|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Study completed)
First Posted : March 16, 2006
Last Update Posted : September 5, 2013
|Condition or disease|
|Jugular Venous Pulse Measurement in Critically Ill Patients|
Procedures: All patients with central venous catheters (CVP) will undergo physical examination of the jugular veins, while blinded to the actual CVP measured from the catheter. Clinicians with various experience levels (attending physician, fellow, resident physician, 4th year medical student) will participate.
The following clinical data will be obtained: Demographic data such as age, sex, weight and diagnosis will be collected. Each clinician's bedside CVP will be recorded from the bedside monitor. Clinicians will be blinded to bedside monitor.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Enrollment :||36 participants|
|Official Title:||An Evaluation of the Utility of Clinical Examination for the Measurement of Jugular Venous Pulse in Critically Ill Patients.|
|Study Start Date :||September 2002|
|Study Completion Date :||September 2004|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00303355
|United States, Illinois|
|University of Chicago|
|Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60637|
|Principal Investigator:||J P Kress, MD||University of Chicago|