Pain Prevalence in the Trauma Population

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lynn Haslam, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00552968
First received: October 31, 2007
Last updated: October 6, 2011
Last verified: October 2011
  Purpose

The incidence of pain in the post traumatic population is an area that has little to no investigation. This study seeks to determine the incidence and experience of pain in this vulnerable population at different time points - while in hospital, 4 weeks post injury, 3 months post injury.


Condition
Trauma

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pain Prevalence in the Trauma Population at Sunnybrook Hospital

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Further study details as provided by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Prevalence of pain at 3 months post traumatic injury. [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 44
Study Start Date: September 2007
Study Completion Date: September 2008
Detailed Description:

This pilot study will be a convenience sample from trauma inpatients at the Sunnybrook Campus. The purpose of the study is twofold: to investigate the prevalence of chronic pain that develops in the trauma population at Sunnybrook, and to see if neuropathic pain exists in this population, acute and/or chronically.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients that have been admitted to hospital due to a traumatic injury.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Over 16 years of age
  • ability to read / write in English
  • ability to complete an informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • history of chronic pain
  • unable to give informed consent
  • unable to read / write English
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00552968

Locations
Canada, Ontario
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lynn Haslam, RN MN ACNP Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Lynn Haslam, Nurse Practitioner, Dept of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00552968     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 208-2007
Study First Received: October 31, 2007
Last Updated: October 6, 2011
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

Keywords provided by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre:
trauma
pain

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries

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