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Novel designs of the endotracheal tube (ETT) are emerged to reduce the risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). We evaluated the effect of two different types, namely silver-coated (Bactiguard) and subglottic suctioning (Taperguard) ETTs, on the incidence of VAP in critically-ill patients.
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Name: Journal of critical care
After tracheal tube insertion via various types of supraglottic airway devices, the distance from the tube cuff to the vocal cords has not been evaluated in children.
Rotator cuff disorders remain the most common cause of shoulder pain and are among the most common reasons for patients to seek care in primary and specialty settings. Although operative and nonoperat...
Silver-containing wound dressings commonly are used when there is a risk of infection. These commercial antimicrobial silver dressings have various compositions that use different substrates and/or si...
Prospective, randomized, double-blinded trial OBJECTIVE.: The aim of this study was to investigate whether the mode of tracheal intubation affects intraoperative endotracheal tube cuff pressure (ETCP)...
Efficacy of 30% silver diamine fluoride compared to atraumatic restorative treatment on dentine caries arrestment in primary molars of preschool children: a 12-months parallel randomized controlled clinical trial.
This clinical trial investigated the efficacy of silver diamine fluoride (SDF) in arresting dentine caries in primary molars of preschoolers. Time required for treatment, adverse effects, parental aes...
The purpose of this study is to determine if the use of a silver-coated endotracheal tube (ETT) can reduce the incidence and/or delay the time of onset of VAP when compared to a non silver...
Urinary catheters are often needed in hospital patients, but their use can increase the chance that a catheter associated urinary tract infection (called a CAUTI) may occur. This study wil...
A decrease in donor site wound healing time (as assessed by the research team) of 2 days will be observed with the addition of active microcurrent to silver- coated nylon dressing.
The Foley catheter is one component in a catheter insertion procedure that could contribute to a catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI). Improvements in the catheter insertion...
In this study, CE (European Conformity) marked, domestic manufactured standard orthopedic implants will be used after silver HA coating with electrospray method in 30 patients requiring hi...
Clinical study in which a prospectively planned opportunity is included to modify trial designs and hypotheses based on analysis of data from subjects in the study.
Work consisting of a clinical trial involving one or more test treatments, at least one control treatment, specified outcome measures for evaluating the studied intervention, and a bias-free method for assigning patients to the test treatment. The treatment may be drugs, devices, or procedures studied for diagnostic, therapeutic, or prophylactic effectiveness. Control measures include placebos, active medicine, no-treatment, dosage forms and regimens, historical comparisons, etc. When randomization using mathematical techniques, such as the use of a random numbers table, is employed to assign patients to test or control treatments, the trial is characterized as a RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL.
The use of silver, usually silver nitrate, as a reagent for producing contrast or coloration in tissue specimens.
Works about randomized clinical trials that compare interventions in clinical settings and which look at a range of effectiveness outcomes and impacts.
Work consisting of a clinical trial that involves at least one test treatment and one control treatment, concurrent enrollment and follow-up of the test- and control-treated groups, and in which the treatments to be administered are selected by a random process, such as the use of a random-numbers table.
In a clinical trial or interventional study, participants receive specific interventions according to the research plan or protocol created by the investigators. These interventions may be medical products, such as drugs or devices; procedures; or change...
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Pneumonia (bronchopneumonia, lobar pneumonia and double pneumonia) is inflammation (swelling) of the tissue in one or both of your lungs. It is usually caused by an pneumococcal infection caused by bacteria called Streptococcus pneumoniae. However,...