Self Medication With Oral Morphine After Total Knee Arthroplasty.
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01226186|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 22, 2010
Last Update Posted : December 4, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Arthroplasty, Knee Replacement Pain Control||Behavioral: Nurse dispensed oral morphine. Behavioral: Patient self medication of oral morphine.||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||144 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Self Medication With Oral Morphine After Total Knee Arthroplasty. A Randomised Controlled Trial Comparing Self Medication With Standard Nurse Dispensing. Is There a Difference in Morphine Consumption, Pain, Patient Satisfaction or Safety?|
|Study Start Date :||October 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2011|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2011|
|Active Comparator: Nurse dispensed oral morphine solution.||
Behavioral: Nurse dispensed oral morphine.
Nurse will dispense oral morphine on request from the patient.
|Active Comparator: Self medicated oral morphine solution.||
Behavioral: Patient self medication of oral morphine.
Patients will self medicate their oral morphine pain control solution following surgery.
- To establish if patients who self medicate with oral morphine have differing pain levels than those who take nurse dispensed oral morphine. [ Time Frame: one year ]
- To identify if patients who self medicate with oral morphine take a significantly different amount of morphine compared with those who take nurse dispensed oral morphine. [ Time Frame: one year ]
- To compare whether patients who self medicate with oral morphine have a significantly altered level of side effects compared with those who take nurse dispensed oral morphine. [ Time Frame: one year ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01226186
|Derwent Unit, Royal Bournemouth Hospital.|
|Bournemouth., Dorset., United Kingdom, BH7 7DW|
|Principal Investigator:||Jonathan Linton, Doctor||Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust|