Clinical Trial

Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Study Description

Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound

The goal of this study is to assess the impact of perioperative point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) assessment on patient-important outcomes (e.g. hospital length of stay, length of stay in recovery, mortality etc.) and perioperative patient management strategies, in patients undergoing non-elective non-cardiac surgeries.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Recruiting patients only Recruiting patients only

Diagnostic Test - Scan

The preoperative point of care ultrasound includes a protocolized focused cardiac ultrasound, lung and pleural ultrasound and a gastric volume and content ultrasound assessment, all of which will be performed as an adjunct to the anesthesiologist's assessment. The result of this ultrasound examination will be disclosed to the anesthesiologist and patient care teams. Repeat ultrasounds may be done as the patient's clinical condition changes, or as requested by the anesthesiologist or patient care ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03142906

ParticipAid ID

5eVzMe