Condition category
Ear, Nose and Throat
Date applied
28/09/2007
Date assigned
28/09/2007
Last edited
07/09/2015
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 - Tandon

ORCID ID

Contact details

ENT Department
North Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Warrington Hospital
Lovely Lane
Warrington
WA5 1QG
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0015163350

Study information

Scientific title

A randomised controlled trial of local anaesthetic in merocel nasal pack removal

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Is soaking merocel nasal packs in local anaesthetic with adrenaline more effective in reducing pain and bleeding than soaking the pads in saline?

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

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Ear, Nose and Throat: Nasal packing

Intervention

Local anaesthetic with adrenaline vs saline

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

adrenaline

Primary outcome measures

Pain score upon removal of packs and again at timed intervals after removal.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/03/2005

Overall trial end date

01/12/2005

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

50

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/03/2005

Recruitment end date

01/12/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

North Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Warrington
WA5 1QG
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2007 Update - Department of Health

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.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

North Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust (UK), NHS R&D Support Funding

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