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Medical Review: Hand Surgery After Local Block Versus Non-block

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ronald Wender, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Identifier:
First received: April 23, 2010
Last updated: October 30, 2013
Last verified: October 2013

April 23, 2010
October 30, 2013
August 2009
July 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
postoperative pain [ Time Frame: hours to months ]
  1. Severity of the pain experienced before patient left the surgery center and after patient arrived at home
  2. Pain medication (amounts of opioids and non opioids pills) required

d)Time to suffer pain at the surgical site (hand) (days, weeks, or months)

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  • Nausea [ Time Frame: days to weeks ]
    1. Severity of the nausea experienced by the patient.
    2. Medication required.
    3. Time to suffer nausea.
  • Vomiting [ Time Frame: dias to weeks ]
    1. Severity
    2. Medication required
    3. Time to suffer vomiting
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Outcomes [ Time Frame: days to weeks ]
  • Presence of any other problems: (e.g., headaches, dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, constipation, difficulty voiding.)
  • Time taken to return to normal activities after surgery
  • Satisfaction with the pain management after surgery
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Medical Review: Hand Surgery After Local Block Versus Non-block
Retrospective Chart-review Study Involving Outpatients Who Underwent Hand Surgery With Local Anesthesia: Comparing Outcome With a Peripheral Nerve Block vs. Local Infiltration Alone
In this study, the effects of local block vs non block will be assessed with respect to postoperative outcomes (such as pain score, and recovery profiles) in outpatients after hand surgery.
Analyzing medical records and through a telephone questionnaire, in a retrospective and prospective review respectively.
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
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Non-Probability Sample
Outpatients undergoing hand surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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  • Under Local Infiltration
  • Under Peripheral Nerve Block
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
July 2011
July 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18-80 years old
  • Outpatients who underwent hand surgery under peripheral nerve block or local infiltration alone

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who do not meet inclusion criteria
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
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Ronald Wender, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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Principal Investigator: Ronald H Wender, MD Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
October 2013

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