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UMIN ID: UMIN000002364

Registered date:31/08/2009

Effects of heated humidifier setting on oral dryness during noninvasive positive pressure ventilation.

Basic Information

Recruitment status Complete: follow-up complete
Health condition(s) or Problem(s) studiedPatients with noninvesive positive pressure ventilation.
Date of first enrollment2009/09/01
Target sample size20
Countries of recruitmentJapan
Study typeInterventional
Intervention(s)Maximum heated humidifier setting Medium heated humidifier setting


Primary OutcomeOral dryness and discomfort
Secondary Outcome

Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Age minimum18years-old
Age maximumNot applicable
GenderMale and Female
Include criteria
Exclude criteriaPatients who are psychiatric illness or suspected encephalopathy (drug overdose, hepatic failure) leading to difficulty in scoring their discomfort and severe respiratory or hemodynamic instability which could not allow patients take off NIV mask for evaluating oral dryness.

Related Information


public contact
Name Jun Oto
Address Japan
Affiliation Tokushima University Hospital mergency and Critical Care Medicine
scientific contact
Name Jun Oto
Address 3-18-15 Kuramoto-cho Tokushima city Tokushima Japan Japan
Affiliation Tokushima University Hospital Emergency and Critical Care Medicine