Montefiore Opioid and Pain Study (MOPS)

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Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : December 18, 2017
Last Update Posted : December 18, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Benjamin Friedman, Montefiore Medical Center

Brief Summary:
This study will determine pain and opioid outcomes 3 & 6 months after an emergency department visit for acute pain. This is an observational study. Patients are enrolled during an ED visit and followed by telephone 3 & 6 months later. Opioid databases will also be reviewed.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Acute Pain Drug: Any oral opioid

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 462 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Montefiore Opioid and Pain Study
Actual Study Start Date : November 8, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2019

Intervention Details:
  • Drug: Any oral opioid
    Emergency department patients who receive a prescription for an oral opioid

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Subsequent opioid prescription [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    All participants in this study received an opioid prescription at the time of discharge from the emergency department. Using a review of a prescription monitoring database, this study will determine whether participants received a subsequent prescription for an opioid medication.

  2. Chronic pain in the affected body part [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    An affirmative response to the following question: its been about 180 days since you left the ER. Have you had pain on more than 50% of these days?

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. 3 item PEG score [ Time Frame: 3 months and 6 months after ED discharge ]
    This is a validated pain questionnaire with 3 questions

  2. Pain description [ Time Frame: 3 months and 6 months after ED discharge ]
    Severe, moderate, mild or no pain

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Emergency department patients who are evaluated for acute pain and are prescribed an oral opioid

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults seen in the emergency department for acute, new-onset pain, defined as: 1)localized pain duration < 10 days and 2) prior to the acute episode, the patient has not had this type of pain in the preceding six months
  • Upon emergency department discharge, the patients is prescribed an opioid for pain

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any prescribed opioid use within the previous six months including methadone and buprenorphine

    • Frequent use of any analgesic medication (Use of any analgesic >10 days per month prior to the onset of acute pain)
    • Not available for follow-up

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03375645

Contact: Benjamin W Friedman 7189206626

United States, New York
Montefiore Medical Center Recruiting
Bronx, New York, United States, 10467
Contact: Benjamin Friedman, MD, MS    718-920-6626   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Montefiore Medical Center

Responsible Party: Benjamin Friedman, Professor, Montefiore Medical Center Identifier: NCT03375645     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2017-8419
First Posted: December 18, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 18, 2017
Last Verified: December 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Plan Description: De-identified data will be made available for IRB approved studies

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acute Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Analgesics, Opioid
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents