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The present study aims to compare the efficiency of respiratory therapy with cough assist and the efficiency of usual respiratory therapy in intensive care patients suffering of neurologic disorder and cough ineffectiveness. The investigators hypothesis is that cough assist is more efficient than usual respiratory care in this group of patients.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Cough assist (Philips,respironics), Usual respiratory therapy
University hospital of Geneva
Not yet recruiting
University Hospital, Geneva
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:47-0400
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