Survey of Postoperative Pain and Pain Management in Norwegian Hospitals

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Norwegian Pain Association
Information provided by:
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01413724
First received: July 22, 2010
Last updated: August 9, 2011
Last verified: August 2011
  Purpose

The study is a national survey of pain and pain management to surgical patients in Norwegian Hospitals. Data on pain management are gathered from patient records and data on pain and patient satisfaction are gathered as patients' self report.


Condition
Pain, Postoperative

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Survey of Postoperative Pain and Pain Management in Norwegian Hospitals

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Further study details as provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • pain [ Time Frame: 24 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Proportion of patients who report average pain intensity >3 on 11 point pain Numerical Rating scale for the first 24 hours after surgery


Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: June 2010
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Surgical patients
PAtients who had surgery the previous day and are still hospitalized

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

All patients who had surgery the previous day and still are hospitalized. Patients must give informed consent to participate.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Surgery previous day

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Declined participation
  • Unable to communicate (delirious, sedated, intubated)
  • Does not read and speak Norwegian
  • Patient not available (for instance having physiotherapy og examinations during data collection)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01413724

Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Norwegian Pain Association
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Olav M Fredheim, MD, PhD, MBA Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: dr. Olav Magnus S. Fredheim, MD, PdD, MBA, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01413724     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010/747a
Study First Received: July 22, 2010
Last Updated: August 9, 2011
Health Authority: Norway:National Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
Administered analgesic therapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Pain
Signs and Symptoms

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