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Effect of Additive Lorazepam on Patient Satisfaction as a Premedication in Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy

Information source: Seoul National University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Patient Satisfaction for Bronchoscopy

Intervention: Lorazepam (Drug); Control (Drug)

Phase: Phase 4

Status: Recruiting

Sponsored by: Seoul National University Hospital

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Seok-Chul Yang, MD, Study Chair, Affiliation: Division of Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine and Lung Institute of Medical Research Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine

Overall contact:
Seok-Chul Yang, MD, PhD, Phone: +82-2-2072-0354, Email: scyang@snu.ac.kr


Many patients undergoing flexible bronchoscopy (FB) experience anxiety and discomfort during the procedure. The investigators want to evaluate whether an additional Lorazepam premedication would improve patient satisfaction for FB.

Clinical Details

Official title: Effect of Additive Lorazepam on Patient Satisfaction as a Premedication in Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Primary outcome: patient satisfaction

Secondary outcome: relationship between patient satisfaction and sleep quality, anxiety level

Detailed description: The enrolled patients are randomized to either the control or Lorazepam groups according to a random sample chart of numbers. The patients complete questionnaires about baseline anxiety level and satisfaction for FB within 24 hours after the FB.


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Adult patients (aged 18 years or older) admitted to the Respiratory Department

Exclusion Criteria:

- outpatient procedures

- therapeutic bronchoscopy

- expected operation or discharge within 24 hours after the FB

- sedative premedication

- endotracheal intubation with mechanical ventilation

- inability to speak Korean

Locations and Contacts

Seok-Chul Yang, MD, PhD, Phone: +82-2-2072-0354, Email: scyang@snu.ac.kr

Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul 110-744, Korea, Republic of; Recruiting
Seok-Chul Yang, MD, Email: scyang@snu.ac.kr
Jong Sun Park, MD, Email: jspark.im@gmail.com
Additional Information

Starting date: March 2010
Last updated: May 27, 2010

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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