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Multi-centre, prospective, randomised, placebo-controlled double-blind study of dexmedetomidine vs. haloperidol for treatment of psychomotor confusion after cardiac surgery. Data will be analyzed in two steps: The primary comparison is between placebo and dexmedetomidine. If the effect of dexmedetomidine is significant, a secondary comparison between dexmedetomidine and haloperidol will follow.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Dexmedetomidine, Haloperidol, Saline
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:02-0400
The purpose of the study is to determine whether dexmedetomidine is a more effective medication than haloperidol in the treatment of agitation and delirium in patients receiving mechanical...
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