Retrospective Evaluation of ASIPP Guidelines Implementation

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Pain Management Center of Paducah
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00372164
First received: September 1, 2006
Last updated: November 3, 2010
Last verified: November 2010

September 1, 2006
November 3, 2010
January 1998
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Retrospective Evaluation of ASIPP Guidelines Implementation
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Implementation of American Society of Interventional Pain Physician Guidelines for Interventional Techniques: A Retrospective Evaluation

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.

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.

Observational
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
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Probability Sample

current patients

Guideline Implementation
Procedure: American Society of Interventional Pain Physician Guidelines
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Withdrawn
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July 2005
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Inclusion Criteria:

Evaluate all patients undergoing the following interventional techniques during 1999 and 2000 compared to patients undergoing interventional techniques during 2004 and 2005

  • Cervical facet joint nerve blocks
  • Thoracic facet joint nerve blocks
  • Lumbar facet joint nerve blocks
  • Lumbar interlaminar epidural steroid injections
  • Cervical interlaminar epidural steroid injections

Exclusion Criteria:

Non-availability of appropriate data

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United States
 
NCT00372164
protocol 14
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Pain Management Center of Paducah
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Principal Investigator: Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD Ambulatory Surgery Center
Pain Management Center of Paducah
November 2010

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