Effects of Respiratory Physiotherapy in Critically Ill Patients Ventilated for More Than 48 Hours

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense - Unidade Academica de Ciecias da Saude
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01165606
First received: July 16, 2010
Last updated: July 19, 2010
Last verified: July 2010
  Purpose

This study aimed to determine the impact of providing chest physiotherapy on the duration of mechanical ventilation, intensive care length of stay, intensive care and hospital mortality in mechanically ventilated patients.


Condition Intervention
Mechanical Ventilation
Procedure: Chest physiotherapy

Study Type: Interventional

Further study details as provided by Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense - Unidade Academica de Ciecias da Saude:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • intensive care mortality
  • 120-day mortality

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • duration of mechanical ventilation
  • intensive care length of stay

Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Physiotherpy Procedure: Chest physiotherapy

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients aged more than 18 years, admitted to the ICU needing mechanical ventilation for longer than 48 hours

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with ventilatory failure due to neuromuscular dysfunction
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Locations
Brazil
Hospital São José
Criciuma, SC, Brazil, 88801-003
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense - Unidade Academica de Ciecias da Saude
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01165606     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Physiotherapy
Study First Received: July 16, 2010
Last Updated: July 19, 2010
Health Authority: Brazil: National Committee of Ethics in Research

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 02, 2014