An Analgesia Protocol for Acute Renal Colic in the Emergency Department

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00504283
First received: July 17, 2007
Last updated: October 17, 2007
Last verified: October 2007
  Purpose

An analgesia protocol for acute renal colic will lead to faster significant reductions in pain than prior practice.


Condition Intervention
Kidney Stone
Drug: Toradol
Drug: Morphine

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Analgesia Protocol for Acute Renal Colic in the DHMC Emergency Department

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Further study details as provided by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to significant pain relief [ Time Frame: Within emergency department ]

Estimated Enrollment: 45
Study Start Date: February 2007
Study Completion Date: October 2007
Detailed Description:

A retrospective study was performed that assessed the time to significant analgesia and medications used to achieve analgesia in the DHMC ED. Based upon this a prospective pain management protocol was designed and we will track the difference in time to significant pain relief between the two groups.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Kidney stone on stone protocol CT scan
  • Acute pain from a kidney stone

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18 or > 65
  • Pregnant women
  • Contraindications to NSAID's or opiates
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00504283

Locations
United States, New Hampshire
DHMC
Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States, 03756
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Peter L Steinberg, MD DHMC dept of Urology
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00504283     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CPHS 20569
Study First Received: July 17, 2007
Last Updated: October 17, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center:
Renal colic, pain, protocol, emergency department

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Emergencies
Kidney Calculi
Nephrolithiasis
Renal Colic
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Urolithiasis
Urinary Calculi
Calculi
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Colic
Abdominal Pain
Pain
Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Morphine
Ketorolac Tromethamine
Analgesics, Opioid
Narcotics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal

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