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An Analgesia Protocol for Acute Renal Colic in the Emergency Department

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00504283
First Posted: July 19, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 18, 2007
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Information provided by:
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  Purpose
An analgesia protocol for acute renal colic will lead to faster significant reductions in pain than prior practice.

Condition Intervention
Kidney Stone Drug: Toradol Drug: Morphine

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Analgesia Protocol for Acute Renal Colic in the DHMC Emergency Department

Further study details as provided by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to significant pain relief [ Time Frame: Within emergency department ]

Estimated Enrollment: 45
Study Start Date: February 2007
Study Completion Date: October 2007
Detailed Description:
A retrospective study was performed that assessed the time to significant analgesia and medications used to achieve analgesia in the DHMC ED. Based upon this a prospective pain management protocol was designed and we will track the difference in time to significant pain relief between the two groups.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Kidney stone on stone protocol CT scan
  • Acute pain from a kidney stone

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18 or > 65
  • Pregnant women
  • Contraindications to NSAID's or opiates
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00504283


Locations
United States, New Hampshire
DHMC
Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States, 03756
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Peter L Steinberg, MD DHMC dept of Urology
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00504283     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CPHS 20569
First Submitted: July 17, 2007
First Posted: July 19, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 18, 2007
Last Verified: October 2007

Keywords provided by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center:
Renal colic, pain, protocol, emergency department

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Emergencies
Kidney Calculi
Nephrolithiasis
Renal Colic
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Urolithiasis
Urinary Calculi
Calculi
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Morphine
Analgesics, Opioid
Narcotics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents