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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Hypoventilation or Hypoxia
and you are
between 1 and 20
years old
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The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

The investigators hypothesize that the addition of capnography during moderate sedation will improve recognition of hypoventilation and apnea. This will lead to an increased frequency of staff interventions such as verbal or physical stimulation for these events in order to improve ventilation which will in turn lead to a reduction in the frequency of oxygen desaturations. If capnography proves to be effective in creating earlier detection and intervention for hypoventilation and apnea during moderate sedation provided by non-anesthesiologists, this device can be used in a variety of clinical settings to enhance patient safety.

Provided treatments

  • Device: Nellcor NPB-70 Capnograph

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01463527. The sponsor of the trial is Yale University and it is looking for 167 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Using Capnography to Reduce the Incidence of Hypoxia in Children During Moderate Sedation in the Pediatric Emergency Department: A Randomized Controlled Trial