Position Changes During Colonoscope Insertion Increases Patient Comfort

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of British Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01433939
First received: September 12, 2011
Last updated: March 12, 2014
Last verified: March 2014
  Purpose

The investigators wish to study the effects of position changes during colonoscope insertion on patient comfort. The investigators hypothesize that early position changes would reduce colonoscope loop formation and patient discomfort.


Condition
Colonoscopy Technique

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Position Changes During Colonoscope Insertion Increases Patient Comfort: a Prospective Trial

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Further study details as provided by University of British Columbia:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Intensity and frequency of abdominal pain [ Time Frame: 30min ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Abdominal pain during colonoscopy.


Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: September 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2014
Primary Completion Date: May 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients referred to gastroenterologists for colonoscopy.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age 19 years or older
  • outpatient colonoscopy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • inpatient
  • unable to provide informed consent
  • previous bowel resection, inflammatory bowel disease
  • musculoskeletal disorder or other mobility issues limiting effective patient position changes.
  • inadequate bowel preparation
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01433939

Locations
Canada, British Columbia
St. Paul's Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6Z 1Y6
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of British Columbia
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Telford, MD The University of British Columbia
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of British Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01433939     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H11-01597
Study First Received: September 12, 2011
Last Updated: March 12, 2014
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

Keywords provided by University of British Columbia:
colonoscopy
position changes
patient comfort

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 31, 2014