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Audiological Evaluation of Anesthetists

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: NCT03118102
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 18, 2017
Last Update Posted : January 9, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
khaled salah mohamed, Assiut University

Brief Summary:
The investigators aim to investigate the effect of operating room noise on anesthetist hearing

Condition or disease
Hearing Loss

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 60 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: the Effects of Noise in Operating Rooms on Anesthetists Hearing
Actual Study Start Date : April 10, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 8, 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : January 8, 2018

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MedlinePlus related topics: Noise

anesthetist group
anesthetist doctor who subjected to noise in operating rooms
control group
doctors in the same hospital who are not subjected to noise in operating rooms

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Extended high frequency audiometry [ Time Frame: 20 minutes ]
    pure tone audiometry in the frequency range from 250Hz-20,000Hz

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Transient Evoked Otoacoustic Emission [ Time Frame: 10 minutes ]
    stimulus induced cochlear echos in the frequency range from 1000-4000 Hz

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Ages Eligible for Study:   28 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
anesthetist doctor who subject to noise in operating rooms

Inclusion Criteria:

  • anesthetist doctor and non-anesthetist doctor less than 40 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • doctors above 40 years

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03118102

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Assiut university hospital
Assiut, Egypt, 71515
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assiut University
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Principal Investigator: Khaled Salah Mohamed, MD Assiut University
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Responsible Party: khaled salah mohamed, lecturer of anaesthesia and ICU, Assiut University Identifier: NCT03118102    
Other Study ID Numbers: kmohamed
First Posted: April 18, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 9, 2018
Last Verified: January 2018

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hearing Loss
Hearing Disorders
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases