Pain Prevalence in the Trauma Population
This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lynn Haslam, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
First received: October 31, 2007
Last updated: October 6, 2011
Last verified: October 2011
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.
||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
||Pain Prevalence in the Trauma Population at Sunnybrook Hospital
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Prevalence of pain at 3 months post traumatic injury. [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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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.
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||16 Years and older
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients that have been admitted to hospital due to a traumatic injury.
- Over 16 years of age
- ability to read / write in English
- ability to complete an informed consent
- history of chronic pain
- unable to give informed consent
- unable to read / write English
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00552968
|Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
|Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5 |
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
||Lynn Haslam, RN MN ACNP
||Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
No publications provided
||Lynn Haslam, Nurse Practitioner, Dept of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||October 31, 2007
||October 6, 2011
||Canada: Health Canada
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