A Comparison of Pain Scales in Patients With Disorder of Consciousness Following Craniotomy
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01547663
Verified March 2012 by Suwannee Suraseranivongse, Mahidol University. Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
This study aims to test validity, reliability and practicality of translated NCS, CNPI and FLACC in unconscious patients in 48 hour following craniotomy.
Condition or disease
This study aims to test predictive validity (sensitivity and specificity), content validity, concurrent validity, construct validity, inter-rater reliability and practicality of translated Nociception Coma Scale (NCS) , Checklist of Non Verbal Pain Indicator (CNPI) and the Faces, Legs, Activity, Cry, Consolability Observation Tool (FLACC) in unconscious patients in 48 hour following craniotomy.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
patients with disorder of consciousness within 48 hours following craniotomy
Age > 18 years old
Preoperative intracranial lesion which predicts delayed recovery
Disorder of consciousness within 48 hours after craniotomy assessed by using Coma Recovery Scale-Revised (CRS-R) 17
Not received postoperative sedation or muscle relaxants
Documented history of prior brain injury
History of delayed development
Prior psychiatric illness
Prior neurological illness
Superior limb contusion, fracture, paralysis -cannot move