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Comparison of RAM Cannula Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Versus Infant Flow Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (NCPAP)

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: NCT02032511
Recruitment Status : Terminated (No appreciable difference noted between methods of delivery)
First Posted : January 10, 2014
Last Update Posted : January 9, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Michelle Pape, University of Michigan

Brief Summary:
This study is designed to compare the effectiveness and ease of use of two commonly used NCPAP interfaces: the RAM NC and the Infant Flow prongs and nasal mask.

Condition or disease
Acute Respiratory Deficiency Prematurity Assisted Ventilation

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 19 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Comparison of RAM Cannula NCPAP Versus Infant Flow NCPAP
Study Start Date : September 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2014

RAM Cannula Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Infant Flow Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (NCPAP)

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of patients who achieve unassisted breathing [ Time Frame: One year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 6 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
infants less than or equal to 7kg with an order for nasal continuous positive pressure

Inclusion Criteria:

  • less than or equal to 7 kg
  • order for nasal continuous positive pressure

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients greater than 7kg
  • patients that do not have informed consent

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Responsible Party: Michelle Pape, RRT, University of Michigan Identifier: NCT02032511    
Other Study ID Numbers: HUM00073557
First Posted: January 10, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 9, 2017
Last Verified: January 2017
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Premature Birth
Obstetric Labor, Premature
Obstetric Labor Complications
Pregnancy Complications