Outpatient Chest Tube Management Following Thoracic Resection Improves Patient Length of Stay and Satisfaction Without Compromising Outcomes
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01551082|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Poor accrual)
First Posted : March 12, 2012
Results First Posted : December 12, 2016
Last Update Posted : December 12, 2016
|Condition or disease|
|Lung Cancer Pneumothorax Subcutaneous Emphysema|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||12 participants|
|Official Title:||Outpatient Chest Tube Management Following Thoracic Resection Improves Patient Length of Stay and Satisfaction Without Compromising Outcomes|
|Study Start Date :||March 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||January 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||January 2014|
Outpatient chest tubes
All patients, mixed gender, race, and age, who underwent thoracic resection by one surgeon over the past seven years and discharged home with air leak present and chest tube to portable drainage device.
- Outpatient Chest Tube Management Following Thoracic Resection Improves Patient Length of Stay and Satisfaction Without Compromising Outcomes [ Time Frame: 2 years ]Outcome measures for this study were to correlate outpatient chest tube management with patient satisfaction. Also to correlate decreased length of stay without compromising any patient outcomes.
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|United States, Tennessee|
|Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States, 37404|
|Principal Investigator:||Jeremy S Smith, BSN||Alliance of Cardiac Thoracic and Vascular Surgeons|