Pain Blocking During Drug Administration or Blood Collection With Needles
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01166906
: July 21, 2010
Last Update Posted
: February 10, 2017
University of California, Irvine
Beckman Laser Institute University of California Irvine
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Center, University of California, Irvine
There is a gating mechanism in the dorsal horn of the spinal cord that acts to facilitate or inhibit transmission of pain signals to the brain. The gate can be closed by mechanical stimuli such as touch and vibration.
Condition or disease
Device: pain blocking
The researcher develope a device that can use to reduce pain during drug administration or blood collection with needles.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
primary care clinic, community sample,
Receiving an injection with a needle
Able to score the pain on a scale of 0-10 using the universal pain assessment tool, preferably 7 years of age or older