Reduction of Postoperative Pain, Nausea and Vomiting

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Christoph K Hofer, Triemli Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01718132
First received: October 27, 2012
Last updated: October 30, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
  Purpose

Aim of this prospective study was to assess the quality of postoperative care in a postoperative anaesthesia care unit (PACU) using postoperative pain, nausea and vomiting as well as their reduction as quality markers. So far, only sparse data related to this topic are available and there are currently no established quality markers of a PACU service.


Condition
Post Operative Pain
Nausea and Vomiting

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Reduction of Postoperative Pain, Nausea and Vomiting

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Further study details as provided by Triemli Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Postoperative nausea and vomiting

Enrollment: 16309
Study Start Date: January 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
postoperative patients

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

All patients that have been transferred to the postanesthesia care unit postoperatively

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

All patients that have been transferred to the postanesthesia care unit postoperatively

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Locations
Switzerland
Triemli City Hospital
Zurich, Switzerland, 8063
Sponsors and Collaborators
Triemli Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Christoph K Hofer, Prof. Dr. med., Triemli Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01718132     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AWR-2012-STZ, KEK-StV-Nr. 47/12
Study First Received: October 27, 2012
Last Updated: October 30, 2012
Health Authority: Switzerland: Ethikkommission

Keywords provided by Triemli Hospital:
Quality of the anaesthetic care in a PACU
reduction of postoperative pain
reduction of postoperative nausea and vomiting
quality markers

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nausea
Vomiting
Pain, Postoperative
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Pain

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