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Propofol Target-Controlled Infusion in Emergency Department Sedation (ProTEDS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03442803
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : February 22, 2018
Last Update Posted : February 22, 2018
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
CareFusion
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Brief Summary:

There exists continued controversy over the use of propofol in Emergency Department procedural sedation, this is despite its widespread existence in clinical practice for at least a decade. These concerns are not limited to the ED setting and are primarily related to the pharmacological properties of the drug itself and its potential for harm. The bolus administration of propofol, aimed at a target of sedation, offers several advantages over more traditional agents, yet these advantages are also its limitations. The use of a target-controlled infusion may provide the sedationist with greater control over the pharmacokinetics of propofol and thus reduce the rate of adverse incidents.

This feasibility study aims to use a pragmatic design to test the safety and efficacy of propofol TCI whilst assessing the practicalities of it's use in the ED. If it proves to be feasible then the researchers plan to proceed to a multi centre pilot study to gather information to adequately power a larger randomised multi centre trial.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Shoulder Dislocation Device: Target-Controlled Infusion Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: Propofol Target-controlled Infusion Versus Usual Care for the Sedation of Adult Patients With Acute Shoulder Dislocation in the Emergency Department
Actual Study Start Date : April 3, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 31, 2018

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Drug Information available for: Propofol

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Propofol TCI
Delivery of Propofol via a Target-controlled infusion pump for procedural sedation.
Device: Target-Controlled Infusion
Propofol Target-Controlled Infusion




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patient satisfaction [ Time Frame: Patient satisfaction will be assessed when patient is fully awake, this will be recorded on one single occasion, on average 30minutes after the procedure. ]
    Patient satisfaction score using a VAS with the question, "How satisfied were you with the procedure? Please mark on the line below with a vertical mark." The scale ranges from not satisfied to very satisfied.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Nursing Opinion of the Patient Experience [ Time Frame: Immediately after procedure ]
    Nursing opinion of the Patient experience using a VAS with the question "How would you rate the patient's experience of the procedure whilst sedated? Please mark on the line below with a vertical mark." The scale ranges from poor experience to excellent experience.

  2. Incidence and severity of adverse events per World Society of Intravenous Anaesthesia adverse event reporting tool [ Time Frame: Duration of sedation, on average 40 minutes ]
    A standardised adverse event reporting tool that categories the outcome and severity of adverse events. Outcomes can either be minimal risk outcome, moderate risk outcome, sentinel outcome or other. The severity will either be sentinel adverse event, moderate risk adverse event, minor risk adverse event or minimal risk adverse event.

  3. Time from commencement of sedation to fit for discharge as per Royal College of Emergency Medicine guidelines outlining fit for discharge. [ Time Frame: End of the patient's Emergency Department attendance post procedure and prior to discharge, on average 3 hours. ]

    Time in minutes taken for the patient to be fit for discharge after commencement of sedation, completion of procedure and cessation of sedation.

    A patient is deemed fit for discharge when they have satisfied the following criteria as defined by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine:

    • Patient returned to their baseline level of consciousness
    • Vital signs are within normal limits for that patient.
    • Respiratory status is not compromised.
    • Pain and discomfort have been addressed.
    • Patient returned to their baseline level of consciousness
    • Vital signs are within normal limits for that patient.
    • Respiratory status is not compromised.
    • Pain and discomfort have been addressed.

  4. % of patients recruited vs % of patients approached [ Time Frame: At the point in their attendance when approached for consent to be recruited, on average 30 minutes into their attendance. ]
    % of patients recruited vs % of patients approached



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged 18-65 years
  • Clinical and/or radiological evidence of acute anterior shoulder dislocation
  • ASA I or II
  • Fasted ≥ 90mins2,3,27,28
  • Weight ≥50kg

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability to provide or refusal of informed consent
  • Previous attempt at reduction during the same presentation
  • Previously enrolled in the study
  • Clinical and/or radiological evidence of acute posterior shoulder dislocation
  • Clinical and/or radiological evidence of concomitant ipsilateral upper limb fracture (with the exception of an isolated avulsion fracture of the greater tuberosity or a fracture of the glenoid labrum)
  • Concomitant multi-system injury
  • History of difficult intubation/airway surgery
  • ASA grade III, IV or V
  • Haemodynamic instability
  • Pregnancy
  • Contraindication to sedation
  • Allergy to study drugs or eggs
  • Clinician decision
  • Morphine administration within the preceding 20minutes prior to starting TCI (can be included if >20minutes)

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03442803


Contacts
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Contact: Fiona M Burton, MBChB, FRCEM +44 1355 584103 fionaburton@nhs.net

Locations
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United Kingdom
Glasgow Royal Infirmary Recruiting
Glasgow, United Kingdom, G4 0SF
Contact: Sile MacGlone         
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Recruiting
Glasgow, United Kingdom, G51 4TF
Contact: Claire McGroarty         
Hairmyres Hospital Recruiting
Glasgow, United Kingdom, G75 8RG
Contact: Fiona M Burton         
Royal Alexandra Hospital Recruiting
Paisley, United Kingdom, PA2 9PN
Contact: Alasdair Corfield         
Sponsors and Collaborators
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
CareFusion
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Fiona M Burton, MBChB, FRECM Hairmyres Hospital

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03442803     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GN16AE183
First Posted: February 22, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 22, 2018
Last Verified: February 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde:
sedation
Emergency Department
Target Controlled infusion
propofol

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Emergencies
Joint Dislocations
Shoulder Dislocation
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Wounds and Injuries
Shoulder Injuries
Propofol
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Anesthetics, General
Anesthetics