Diagnosing Extremity Fractures and/or Dislocations Using Ultrasound Presenting to the Emergency Department
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00356837|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (IRB terminated study due to non compliance with continuing review date.)
First Posted : July 26, 2006
Last Update Posted : December 13, 2010
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of ultrasound in diagnosing the presence or absence of extremity fractures or dislocations.
Hypothesis: Can ultrasound be used as an accurate and effective method for determining the presence or absence of extremity fractures or dislocations? Is there a difference in amount of pain experienced prior to and after the ultrasound?
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Fractures Dislocations||Procedure: Ultrasound||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||323 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Diagnosing Extremity Fractures and/or Dislocations Using Ultrasound in Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department|
|Study Start Date :||August 2006|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 2010|
Those with extremity fractures.
use ultrasound to confirm diagnosis of extremity fractures
- Faster diagnosis and sooner definitive treatment for extremity fractures or dislocations. [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]
- Unnecessary evacuation in the pre hospital combat setting. [ Time Frame: 2 hours ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00356837
|United States, Texas|
|Brooke Army Medical Center|
|Fort Sam Houston, Texas, United States, 78234|
|Principal Investigator:||John G. McManus, MD||US Army Institute of Surgical Research|