Evaluation of the Nursing C-Spine (Phase IV)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01353352|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 13, 2011
Last Update Posted : May 13, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Fracture of Cervical Spine Fracture Dislocation of Cervical Spine||Other: Clinical decision rule - clearing the c-spine||Phase 4|
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|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||3633 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Evaluation of the Safety of C-Spine Clearance by Emergency Department Triage Nurses (Phase IV)|
|Study Start Date :||January 2008|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 2010|
Cervical spine injury
We enrolled consecutive alert adults who were in stable condition and who presented with potential cervical spine injury after acute blunt trauma, including patients with posterior neck pain and those presenting by ambulance with immobilization of the cervical spine.
Other: Clinical decision rule - clearing the c-spine
The goal of phase IV of the Canadian C-Spine Rule project is to evaluate the safety and potential impact of an active strategy to empower ED triage nurses to evaluate and clear the c-spine of very low-risk trauma patients.
- Determine safety: Number of missed CSI & Number of serious adverse outcomes Determine clinical impact: C-spine clearance rates by nurses & Lengths of time [ Time Frame: Dec 2010 ]
- Evaluate performance: Accuracy of the rule, Nurse accuracy in overall interpretation of the rule & Nurse comfort with and use of the rule. [ Time Frame: Dec 2010 ]
- Evaluate performance [ Time Frame: December 2010 ]Evaluate performance: Accuracy of the rule, Nurse accuracy in overall interpretation of the rule & Nurse comfort with and use of the rule.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01353352
|The Ottawa Hospital|
|Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1Y 4E9|
|Principal Investigator:||Ian G Stiell, MD||Ottawa Hospital Research Institute|