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Reduction of Postoperative Pain, Nausea and Vomiting

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01718132
First Posted: October 31, 2012
Last Update Posted: October 31, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Christoph K Hofer, Triemli Hospital
  Purpose
Aim of this prospective study was to assess the quality of postoperative care in a postoperative anaesthesia care unit (PACU) using postoperative pain, nausea and vomiting as well as their reduction as quality markers. So far, only sparse data related to this topic are available and there are currently no established quality markers of a PACU service.

Condition
Post Operative Pain Nausea and Vomiting

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Reduction of Postoperative Pain, Nausea and Vomiting

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Further study details as provided by Christoph K Hofer, Triemli Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Postoperative nausea and vomiting

Enrollment: 16309
Study Start Date: January 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
postoperative patients

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients that have been transferred to the postanesthesia care unit postoperatively
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

All patients that have been transferred to the postanesthesia care unit postoperatively

  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Switzerland
Triemli City Hospital
Zurich, Switzerland, 8063
Sponsors and Collaborators
Triemli Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Christoph K Hofer, Prof. Dr. med., Triemli Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01718132     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AWR-2012-STZ
KEK-StV-Nr. 47/12 ( Other Identifier: ethic committee )
First Submitted: October 27, 2012
First Posted: October 31, 2012
Last Update Posted: October 31, 2012
Last Verified: October 2012

Keywords provided by Christoph K Hofer, Triemli Hospital:
Quality of the anaesthetic care in a PACU
reduction of postoperative pain
reduction of postoperative nausea and vomiting
quality markers

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Nausea
Vomiting
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive