Time Interval for Changing Closed System Suction Catheters, Effect on Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

2014-08-26 22:39:39 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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.

Description

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.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Pneumonia, Ventilator Associated

Intervention

Closed system suction

Location

The Alfred Hospital
Melbourne
Victoria
Australia
3181

Status

Completed

Source

Bayside Health

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-26T22:39:39-0400

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