A Comparison of Nursing Assessment and a Continuous Noninvasive Respiratory Volume Monitor for the Identification of Respiratory Depression and Obstructive Breathing Patterns During Phase I Anesthesia Recovery


About this study

The purpose of this study is to compare respiratory volume monitor (RVM) assessments of apnea and Low MV to nursing assessments of respiratory depressive events in patients recovering from general anesthesia during Phase I recovery.

Participation eligibility

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elective surgical patients

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Toby Weingarten, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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