Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
12/01/2010
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

Ms Helen Rushforth

ORCID ID

Contact details

School of Nursing
Level B South Block
Southampton General Hospital
Tremona Road
Southampton
SO15 4GP
United Kingdom
+44 (0)23 80 779 085
her@soton.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

SEO077

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To determine whether suitably trained nurses can undertake the pre-operative assessment of children receiving day case or minor surgery as safely and effectively as senior house officers.

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

Other

Patient information sheet

Condition

Paediatric nursing

Intervention

Preoperative assessment of children for surgery by trained nurse (intervention) or SHO (control).

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Assessment by paediatric registrar.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/10/2000

Overall trial end date

01/10/2002

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1000 children attending for day case or minor orthopaedic surgery

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Child

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

1000

Participant exclusion criteria

First child on each operating list to avoid delay in starting

Recruitment start date

01/10/2000

Recruitment end date

01/10/2002

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

School of Nursing
Southampton
SO15 4GP
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 South East (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

2006 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16634381

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Rushforth H, Burge D, Mullee M, Jones S, McDonald H, Glasper EA, Nurse-led paediatric pre operative assessment: an equivalence study., Paediatr Nurs, 2006, 18, 3, 23-29.

Additional files

Editorial Notes