Pain Prevalence in the Trauma Population

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 2, 2007
Last Update Posted : October 13, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lynn Haslam, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Brief Summary:
The incidence of pain in the post traumatic population is an area that has little to no investigation. This study seeks to determine the incidence and experience of pain in this vulnerable population at different time points - while in hospital, 4 weeks post injury, 3 months post injury.

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:
This pilot study will be a convenience sample from trauma inpatients at the Sunnybrook Campus. The purpose of the study is twofold: to investigate the prevalence of chronic pain that develops in the trauma population at Sunnybrook, and to see if neuropathic pain exists in this population, acute and/or chronically.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 44 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pain Prevalence in the Trauma Population at Sunnybrook Hospital
Study Start Date : September 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2008

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Prevalence of pain at 3 months post traumatic injury. [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients that have been admitted to hospital due to a traumatic injury.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Over 16 years of age
  • ability to read / write in English
  • ability to complete an informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • history of chronic pain
  • unable to give informed consent
  • unable to read / write English

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00552968

Canada, Ontario
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Principal Investigator: Lynn Haslam, RN MN ACNP Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Responsible Party: Lynn Haslam, Nurse Practitioner, Dept of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Identifier: NCT00552968     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 208-2007
First Posted: November 2, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 13, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016

Keywords provided by Lynn Haslam, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries