Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
28/11/2014
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mr John Stones

ORCID ID

Contact details

Royal Surrey County Hospital
Egerton Road
Guildford
GU2 7XX
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0211117958

Study information

Scientific title

Does continuous epidural infusion as post-operative analgesia alter outcomes in patients undergoing joint arthroplasty?

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Signs and Symptoms: Pain

Intervention

Group 1 - epidural
Group 2 - patient-controlled analgesia

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Pain score, side effects, patient satisfaction, demographics, time to discharge, blood loss, deviance from the integrated care pathway, loss of movement, time to mobilisation.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/11/2002

Overall trial end date

31/12/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Adult elective primary artheroplasty patients

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/11/2002

Recruitment end date

31/12/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Royal Surrey County Hospital
Guildford
GU2 7XX
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes