Comparison Study of Using Ultrasound Guidance for Hematoma Blocks vs. Traditional Approach

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified October 2008 by St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00775554
First received: October 17, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2008
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

Will use visual analog scales to compare effectiveness of traditional hematoma block vs ultrasound guided hematoma block with regards to pain. This will be done for closed forearm fractures.


Condition Intervention
Forearm Fracture
Other: ultrasound guided hematoma block

Study Type: Interventional
Official Title: "Are Ultrasound-Guided Hematoma Blocks for Distal Forearm Fractures Superior to the Landmark-Guided Method for Hematoma Blocks?"

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Further study details as provided by St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Visual analog scale movement [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Study Start Date: September 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
traditional hematoma block
people will receive traditional hematoma block for closed forearm fractures
Other: ultrasound guided hematoma block
pt. will receive ultrasound guided hematoma block
Other Name: ultrasound
ultrasound guided hematoma block
pts. will receive a hematoma block using bedside ultrasound to guide the placement
Other: ultrasound guided hematoma block
ultrasound will be used to guide hematoma blocks
Other Name: ultrasound

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 18
  • Closed forearm fracture

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Mentally impaired, visually impaired or deaf
  • Age < 18
  • Alcohol on board
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Locations
United States, New York
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
New York City, New York, United States, 10025
Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Dr. Paul Travnicek, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00775554     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08-118
Study First Received: October 17, 2008
Last Updated: October 17, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Hematoma
Wounds and Injuries
Hemorrhage
Pathologic Processes

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 19, 2014