Condition category
Surgery
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
13/04/2011
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Stopped
Recruitment status
Stopped

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Michael Wee

ORCID ID

Contact details

Anaesthetic Department
Poole Hospital NHS Trust
Longfleet Road
Poole
Dorset
BH15 2JB
United Kingdom
+44 01202 442443
m.wee@virgin.net

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0231111990

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Do senior house officers (SHOs) in anaesthesia who have received training with an epidural simulator perform epidural analgesia better than those who have not?

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

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Surgery: Anaesthesia

Intervention

Randomised controlled trial.

Intervention type

Procedure/Surgery

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Failure rate in the first 25 epidurals inserted by each SHO.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/02/2002

Overall trial end date

01/12/2006

Reason abandoned

Lack of staff/facilities/resources

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

62 SHOs in anaesthesia in their first 12 months of training working at the five participating hospitals.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

62

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/02/2002

Recruitment end date

01/12/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Anaesthetic Department
Poole, Dorset
BH15 2JB
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

Southampton University Hospitals 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