Effect of Complementary and Alternative Medicine on Pain Among Inpatients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02190240|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 15, 2014
Last Update Posted : January 10, 2017
The proposed study has 3 aims: 1) quantitatively describe a model for delivering complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies to understand the selection of patients and CAM therapies used for pain management, 2) examine the effects of selected CAM therapies on immediate change in pain, and 3) examine the effects of selected CAM therapies on duration of pain change.
Positive results from this study will assist hospitals in the integration of usual care and CAM therapy for pain reduction. Findings may also drive future research on the cost effectiveness of these therapies for pain management, as well as the impact on patient outcomes such as length of stay and use of narcotics.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||4422 participants|
|Official Title:||Effect of Complementary and Alternative Medicine on Pain Among Inpatients|
|Study Start Date :||January 2012|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 2015|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 2015|
- Model of delivering CAM therapies [ Time Frame: Up to 4 years ]Quantitatively describe a model for delivering CAM therapies to understand selection of patients and CAM therapies used for pain management.
- Effects of selected CAM therapies on immediate change in pain [ Time Frame: CAM Visit (30-45 minutes) ]We will examine the effectiveness of CAM therapies on self-reported (11 point scale) pain measured just before and immediately after service delivery.
- Effects of selected CAM therapies on duration of pain change. [ Time Frame: 5 hours ]We will examine the effectiveness of CAM therapies on repeated measures of self-reported pain over several hours after therapy to assess the distribution and decay of the pain change effect.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02190240
|United States, Minnesota|
|Abbott Northwestern Hospital|
|Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55407|
|Principal Investigator:||Jeffery Dusek, PhD||Allina Health|