Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
03/07/2008
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

Prof L Franck

ORCID ID

Contact details

Centre for Nursing & Allied Health Professionals Research
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street
London
WC1N 3JH
United Kingdom
+44 020 7405 9200 Ext 5844
l.franck@ich.ucl.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0012101661

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does using a 'temporary tattoo' of the Wong-Baker faces scale applied to the skin of children improve postoperative pain assessment and treatment compared with a paper version of the scale?

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

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Signs and Symptoms: Pain

Intervention

Temporary tattoo of a pain intensity scale (TTPS) vs paper version of the pain scale (PPS)

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Frequency of pain assessment documentation, use of pain treatments and patient/parent satisfaction with pain care.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/09/2001

Overall trial end date

31/08/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Children having surgery.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Child

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

01/09/2001

Recruitment end date

31/08/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Centre for Nursing & Allied Health Professionals Research
London
WC1N 3JH
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

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust / Institute of Child Health (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

2007 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17449994

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Franck LS, Allen A, Oulton K, Making pain assessment more accessible to children and parents: can greater involvement improve the quality of care?, Clin J Pain, 2007, 23, 4, 331-338, doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e318032456f.

Additional files

Editorial Notes