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SMS Education for Post-operative Pain

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04039191
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : July 31, 2019
Last Update Posted : August 5, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yufei Chen, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The purpose the research is to assess whether or not postoperative education and awareness about pain and opioid use through SMS text messages will reduce overall opioid utilization after common outpatient surgeries.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Opioid Use Pain, Postoperative Behavioral: SMS education Behavioral: SMS survey Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 250 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: SMS (Short Messaging Service) Education for Post-operative Pain
Estimated Study Start Date : August 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 2020

Arm Intervention/treatment
Placebo Comparator: SMS survey
Subject to receive SMS survey.
Behavioral: SMS survey
Patients will receive survey questions about post-operative pain and opioid use but no education

Active Comparator: SMS survey with education
Subject to receive SMS survey with education.
Behavioral: SMS education
Patients will receive additional educational SMS messages post-operatively




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of opioid pills consumed [ Time Frame: 10 days post-op ]
    Number of opioid pills consumed


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Post-operative pain scores [ Time Frame: 10 days post-op ]

    Pain score will be utilizing a numeric pain rating scale (0-10) where 0 corresponds to no pain and 10 to worst pain.

    Total pain score will be reported as well as total scaled pain score which is total pain score divided by response rate.




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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients aged ≥18 who are undergoing outpatient surgery (admission <23hrs) where opioids are typically prescribed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non-English speaking patients.
  • No access to cellphone.
  • Admission beyond 24 hours.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04039191


Contacts
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Contact: Yufei Chen, MD 3104235495 yufei.chen@cshs.org

Locations
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United States, California
Cedars Sinai Medical Center Active, not recruiting
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90048
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Yufei Chen, MD Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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Responsible Party: Yufei Chen, Principal Investigator, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04039191     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IIT2019-CHEN-SMS
First Posted: July 31, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 5, 2019
Last Verified: August 2019

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Yufei Chen, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center:
SMS
Education
Opioid Use
Pain
postoperative
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pain, Postoperative
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms