Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
13/10/2010
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

Dr Gillian Chumbley

ORCID ID

Contact details

Pain Management Centre
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Charing Cross Hospital
London
W6 8RF
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

REC00085

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

The aims of this project are to determine firstly whether preoperative information improves patients' satisfaction with patient controlled analgesia (PCA), and secondly if this information is more effective when it is provided by a trained individual, or by a written information pack.

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

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Symptoms and general pathology: Pain

Intervention

Not provided at time of registration

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

20/07/1997

Overall trial end date

20/07/2000

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Added December 2008: 225

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

20/07/1997

Recruitment end date

20/07/2000

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Pain Management Centre,
London
W6 8RF
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive London (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

2004 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15023106

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Chumbley GM, Ward L, Hall GM, Salmon P, Pre-operative information and patient-controlled analgesia: much ado about nothing., Anaesthesia, 2004, 59, 4, 354-358, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.2004.03661.x.

Additional files

Editorial Notes