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Clinical Trial of the Optimal Endpoint of Early Sepsis Resuscitation

2014-08-27 03:42:42 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine if there is equivalence between two different methods of treating patients with severe bloodstream infection called sepsis. We will randomly assign patients to one of two treatment methods. One of the treatment methods is the current standard of care and uses an infrared sensor on the end of a catheter to determine the adequacy of treatment. The second treatment method is identical to the first but instead of the infrared sensor a blood test that is performed as a part of standard care (with blood drawn from the catheter) will be used to determine the adequacy of treatment. This study will attempt to determine an easier method of guiding treatment.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Bio-equivalence Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Severe Sepsis

Intervention

Modified EGDT, Standard EGDT

Location

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston
Massachusetts
United States

Status

Completed

Source

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:42:42-0400

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