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Post Extubation Chest Physiotherapy in ICU

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: NCT01967108
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 22, 2013
Last Update Posted : May 7, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rambam Health Care Campus

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to examine the efficacy of chest physiotheray treatment in preventing pulmonary complications and weaning faliure, in extubated critically ill patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation Other: chest physiotherapy Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 65 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effect of Post Extubation Chest Physiotherapy on Respiratory Complications and Weaning Failure in Critically Ill Patients
Study Start Date : December 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2015

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: chest physiotherapy
chest physiotherapy in patient's bed, including deep breathing, directed cough, arm movment and more.
Other: chest physiotherapy
chest physiotherapy, up to one hour from extubation, in ICU patients

No Intervention: control group
This patients will not recive chest physiotherapy after extubation, unless developing respiratory deterioration

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. re-intubation [ Time Frame: 48 hours ]
    re-intubation up to 48 hours post extubation will be considered a weaning failure

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. oxygen saturation decrease [ Time Frame: 48 hours ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:ICU patients, over 18 years' old, mechanical ventilated over 24 hours, candidates for extubation -

Exclusion Criteria: Mental conditions, retardation, dementia, pregnancy, re-intubated patients


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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01967108

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Intensive Care Unit, Rambam Health Care Campus
Haifa, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rambam Health Care Campus
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Principal Investigator: Enbar Foox, B.PT Rambam Health Care Campus
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Responsible Party: Rambam Health Care Campus Identifier: NCT01967108    
Other Study ID Numbers: 0346-13-RMB CTIL
First Posted: October 22, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 7, 2015
Last Verified: February 2014