Retrospective Evaluation of ASIPP Guidelines Implementation
To demonstrate clinically significant improvements in the patients treated following ASIPP guidelines compared to the patients who were treated prior to the establishment of ASIPP guidelines.
Procedure: American Society of Interventional Pain Physician Guidelines
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
|Official Title:||Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Implementation of American Society of Interventional Pain Physician Guidelines for Interventional Techniques: A Retrospective Evaluation|
|Study Start Date:||January 1998|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||July 2005|
We have performed one study in the past showing that the implementation of guidelines improved outcomes by reducing the number of procedures and also the cost. However,, no large scale study has been performed thus far.
|United States, Kentucky|
|Ambulatory Surgery Center|
|Paducah, Kentucky, United States, 42001|
|Principal Investigator:||Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD||Ambulatory Surgery Center|