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Fracture Evaluated in Emergency Room by Ultra Sound (FREEUS)

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(study was never initiated due to logistic causes)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01071733
First Posted: February 19, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 20, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Aarhus
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to compare fracture diagnostic, conventional x-ray versus ultrasound.

Condition
Fracture Ultrasonography

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Fracture Evaluated in Emergency Room by Ultra Sound

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Further study details as provided by University of Aarhus:

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: December 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
ultrasound wrist
ultrasound finger
ultrasound ankle

Detailed Description:
to compare fracture diagnostic, conventional x-ray versus ultrasound in an emergency room department.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients in emergency room
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Recent trauma to the wrist, ankle or fingers
  • clinical exam by ER staff and x-ray indication.
  • informed concent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • open fracture
  • wounds
  • unstable fractures requiring cast immobilisation before x-ray
  • multi traumatised patients
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01071733


Locations
Denmark
Aarhus University Hospital Emergency Dep.
Aarhus, Denmark, 8000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Aarhus
Investigators
Study Director: Mogens P Jensen, phd, md Dep. of Reumatology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Aarhus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01071733     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FREEUS
First Submitted: February 18, 2010
First Posted: February 19, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 20, 2017
Last Verified: September 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fractures, Bone
Emergencies
Wounds and Injuries
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes