Time Interval for Changing Closed System Suction Catheters, Effect on Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
The purpose of this study was to compare the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia between two groups of patients randomised to have closed system suction catheter changes every 24 hours and patients having closed system suction catheter changes every seven days or as required.
Comparison(s): the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia between two groups of patients randomised to have closed system suction catheter changes every 24 hours and patients having closed system suction catheter changes every seven days or as required.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Pneumonia, Ventilator Associated
Closed system suction
The Alfred Hospital
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00447109
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Serious INFLAMMATION of the LUNG in patients who required the use of PULMONARY VENTILATOR. It is usually caused by cross bacterial infections in hospitals (NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS).
Lung damage that is caused by the adverse effects of PULMONARY VENTILATOR usage. The high frequency and tidal volumes produced by a mechanical ventilator can cause alveolar disruption and PULMONARY EDEMA.
Pneumonia caused by infection with bacteria of the family RICKETTSIACEAE.
Pneumonia due to aspiration or inhalation of various oily or fatty substances.
A species of the genus PNEUMOVIRUS causing pneumonia in mice.
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