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Survey of Postoperative Pain and Pain Management in Norwegian Hospitals

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01413724
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 10, 2011
Last Update Posted : August 3, 2016
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The study is a national survey of pain and pain management to surgical patients in Norwegian Hospitals. Data on pain management are gathered from patient records and data on pain and patient satisfaction are gathered as patients' self report.

Condition or disease
Pain, Postoperative

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 300 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Survey of Postoperative Pain and Pain Management in Norwegian Hospitals
Study Start Date : June 2010
Primary Completion Date : June 2010
Study Completion Date : June 2010

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Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort
Surgical patients
PAtients who had surgery the previous day and are still hospitalized


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. pain [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]
    Proportion of patients who report average pain intensity >3 on 11 point pain Numerical Rating scale for the first 24 hours after surgery


Eligibility Criteria

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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:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All patients who had surgery the previous day and still are hospitalized. Patients must give informed consent to participate.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Surgery previous day

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Declined participation
  • Unable to communicate (delirious, sedated, intubated)
  • Does not read and speak Norwegian
  • Patient not available (for instance having physiotherapy og examinations during data collection)
Contacts and Locations

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Norwegian Pain Association
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Olav M Fredheim, MD, PhD, MBA Norwegian University of Science and Technology
More Information

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Responsible Party: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01413724     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010/747a
First Posted: August 10, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 3, 2016
Last Verified: August 2016

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
Administered analgesic therapy

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