Condition category
Infections and Infestations
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
16/12/2014
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr M Hawkins

ORCID ID

Contact details

Anaesthesia
University Hospital Aintree
Longmoor Lane
Fazakerley
Liverpool
L9 7AL
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0025121900

Study information

Scientific title

Use of tracheostomy tubes with removeable inner cannula to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Prevention

Patient information sheet

Condition

Infections and Infestations: Pneumonia

Intervention

Randomised controlled pilot study to investigate whether using a tracheostomy tube with a removeable inner cannula and cleaning this daily could reduce incidence of VAP due to re-infection by an organism to which the patient has been previously exposed and reduce development of resistant organisms.

Intervention type

Device

Phase

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

31/01/2003

Overall trial end date

31/01/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

40 patients over 18 years, 20 with study tracheostomy tube and 20 with standard tracheostomy tube. Data to be analysed at this point.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

40

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

31/01/2003

Recruitment end date

31/01/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

University Hospital Aintree
Liverpool
L9 7AL
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

Aintree Hospitals NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes