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CPAP In-home Assessment Australia

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02809794
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 22, 2016
Last Update Posted : June 27, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Fisher and Paykel Healthcare

Brief Summary:
The study is to evaluate the product reliability, therapy effectiveness and user feedback of a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) device in-home for up to 6 months.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Device: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare CPAP Device Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Existing and Naïve CPAP users will be recruited into a 6 month in-home study Participants will attend 5 study visits at day 0, 7, 30, 60 and 180. Outcome of the clinical investigation include downloadable device data reports, device error reports and participants perception questionnaires.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: CPAP In-home Assessment Australia
Study Start Date : July 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2017

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Investigational CPAP device
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare CPAP Device
Device: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare CPAP Device
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare CPAP Device

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Apnea Hypopnea Index (AHI), measured as number of events/hour [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Obtained from the device

  2. Log of safety-related events, measured as number of safety-related faults [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Obtained from the device

  3. Machine reported faults, measured as number of machine faults [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Obtained from the device

  4. Participant reported faults, measured as number of participant complaints [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Obtained from the follow up visits

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Perception of the device, measured through questionnaire [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Impression of the device during the follow up visits

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged 18 and over.
  • Diagnosed with OSA by a practicing physician and prescribed Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) therapy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Persons contraindicated for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy.
  • Persons with other significant sleep disorder(s) (e.g. periodic leg movements, insomnia, central sleep apnea).
  • Persons with obesity hypoventilation syndrome or congestive heart failure.
  • Persons that require supplemental oxygen with their CPAP device.
  • Persons with implanted electronic medical devices (e.g. cardiac pacemakers).
  • Persons who are pregnant or think they might be pregnant.
  • Persons whose primary language is other than English.
  • Persons in existing dependent or unequal relationships with any member of the research team, the researcher(s) and/or the person undertaking the recruitment/consent process.
  • Persons highly dependent on medical care.
  • People with cognitive impairment, an intellectual disability or a mental illness

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02809794

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Australia, Victoria
Sleep Matters
Bulleen, Victoria, Australia, 3105
Australia, Western Australia
Sleep & Snore Solutions
Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia, 6230
St John of God Midland Public Hospital
Midland, Western Australia, Australia, 6056
Sponsors and Collaborators
Fisher and Paykel Healthcare

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Responsible Party: Fisher and Paykel Healthcare Identifier: NCT02809794     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CIA175
First Posted: June 22, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 27, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Sleep Apnea, Obstructive
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases