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Pain Blocking During Drug Administration or Blood Collection With Needles

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01166906
First Posted: July 21, 2010
Last Update Posted: February 10, 2017
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Collaborator:
Beckman Laser Institute University of California Irvine
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Center, University of California, Irvine
  Purpose
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 Intervention
Pain, Intractable Device: pain blocking

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pain Blocking During Drug Administration or Blood Collection With Needles

Further study details as provided by Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Center, University of California, Irvine:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain Blocking During Drug Administration or Blood Collection With Needles [ Time Frame: up to 12 months ]
    Pain Blocking During Drug Administration or Blood Collection With Needles


Enrollment: 53
Study Start Date: March 2010
Study Completion Date: March 2014
Primary Completion Date: March 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Device: pain blocking
    pain blocking
Detailed Description:
The researcher develope a device that can use to reduce pain during drug administration or blood collection with needles.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
primary care clinic, community sample,
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 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

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current pregnancy
  • Inability to understand and carry out instruction
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01166906


Locations
United States, California
Beckman Laser Institute Medical clinic
Irvine, California, United States, 92612
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, Irvine
Beckman Laser Institute University of California Irvine
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Wangcun Jia, PhD Beckman Laser Institute University of California Irvine
  More Information

Responsible Party: Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Center, Wangcun Jia, PhD., Research Scientist, University of California, Irvine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01166906     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIH/LAMMP-2009-7245
First Submitted: July 20, 2010
First Posted: July 21, 2010
Last Update Posted: February 10, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017

Keywords provided by Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Center, University of California, Irvine:
pain blocking

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Intractable
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms