Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Completed

Inclusion Criteria

Signed informed consent.
Age > or = 18 years.
Predicted duration of mechanical ventilation > or = 48h.
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Signed informed consent.
Age > or = 18 years.
Predicted duration of mechanical ventilation > or = 48h.
Patients intubated in the ICU with a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) cuffed tracheal tube.

Exclusion Criteria

Tracheostomized patients.
Patients participating to another trial that might influence this study results.
Anticipated duration of mechanical ventilation<48h after randomization.
...
Tracheostomized patients.
Patients participating to another trial that might influence this study results.
Anticipated duration of mechanical ventilation<48h after randomization.
Patients with contraindication for semirecumbent position.

Summary

Conditions
  • Cuff Overinflation
  • Cuff Underinflation
Type
Interventional
Design
  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
  • Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Primary Purpose: Prevention

Participation Requirements

Age
Between 18 years and 125 years
Gender
Both males and females

Description

The aim of this study is to determine the efficiency of Pressure easy® device (Smiths medical cuff pressure controller) in continuous control of tracheal cuff pressure.

The aim of this study is to determine the efficiency of Pressure easy® device (Smiths medical cuff pressure controller) in continuous control of tracheal cuff pressure.

Inclusion Criteria

Signed informed consent.
Age > or = 18 years.
Predicted duration of mechanical ventilation > or = 48h.
...
Signed informed consent.
Age > or = 18 years.
Predicted duration of mechanical ventilation > or = 48h.
Patients intubated in the ICU with a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) cuffed tracheal tube.

Exclusion Criteria

Tracheostomized patients.
Patients participating to another trial that might influence this study results.
Anticipated duration of mechanical ventilation<48h after randomization.
...
Tracheostomized patients.
Patients participating to another trial that might influence this study results.
Anticipated duration of mechanical ventilation<48h after randomization.
Patients with contraindication for semirecumbent position.

Tracking Information

NCT #
NCT02109003
Collaborators
Not Provided
Investigators
  • Principal Investigator: Andrey Rodriguez, MD Critical Care Unit. Hospital de Sabadell, Corporación Sanitaria y Universitaria Parc Taulí
  • Andrey Rodriguez, MD Critical Care Unit. Hospital de Sabadell, Corporación Sanitaria y Universitaria Parc Taulí