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The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01792778
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 15, 2013
Last Update Posted : May 26, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Smiths Medical, ASD, Inc.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this pilot study is to collect the necessary information for determining the appropriate sample size of a statistically powered trial comparing the performance of two different blood control peripheral intravenous catheters.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Device: ViaValve Safety IV Catheter Device: Insyte Autoguard BC [Blood Control] Shielded IV Catheter Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Post-Market Study Comparing the Clinical Performance Two Blood Control Safety Peripheral Intravenous Catheters: A Pilot Study
Study Start Date : February 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2013

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: ViaValve Safety IV Catheter
Catheter insertion using the ViaValve Safety IV Catheter.
Device: ViaValve Safety IV Catheter
Insertion of the peripheral intravenous catheters into both upper extremities of subjects

Active Comparator: Insyte Autoguard BC [Blood Control] Shielded IV Catheter
Catheter insertion using the Insyte Autoguard BC Shielded IV Catheter
Device: Insyte Autoguard BC [Blood Control] Shielded IV Catheter

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Clinical performance and acceptability [ Time Frame: IV catheters will be inserted, secured to subjects, and then immediately removed. Data regarding the insertion process will then be immediately collected. ]
    Primary outcome measure will be a composite of user ratings evaluating clinical performance and acceptability of each device via a 6-point Likert questionnaire.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Willing and able to independently sign an English Informed Consent
  • Have adequate veins for placement of IV catheters in both right and left upper extremities

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Currently taking anti-coagulation medication
  • Have a known bloodborne disease or bleeding tendency
  • Have a known fear or adverse reaction to needles or blood
  • Women who are pregnant or nursing

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01792778

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United States, Minnesota
University of Minnesota Interprofessional Education and Resource Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55455
Sponsors and Collaborators
Smiths Medical, ASD, Inc.
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Principal Investigator: Lori Schwartz, MBA, MSN, RN, PHN Smiths Medical

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Responsible Party: Smiths Medical, ASD, Inc. Identifier: NCT01792778    
Other Study ID Numbers: RIGHT IV Pilot Study
First Posted: February 15, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 26, 2016
Last Verified: May 2014
Keywords provided by Smiths Medical, ASD, Inc.:
IV Catheters
Blood control