Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
05/12/2014
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 GR McLatchie

ORCID ID

Contact details

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Trust
Hartlepool General Hospital
Holdforth Road
Hartlepool
TS24 9AH
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0159097292

Study information

Scientific title

Pre-emptive analgesia in appendicectomy

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does pre-emptive analgesia reduce pain?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Double-blind prospective randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Signs and Symptoms: Pain

Intervention

Pre-emptive analgesia vs standard practice

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Visual analogue pain score analgesic requirements per kg of body weight.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/04/2001

Overall trial end date

01/04/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

90 patients undergoing appendicectomy

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

90

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/04/2001

Recruitment end date

01/04/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Trust
Hartlepool
TS24 9AH
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

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

North Tees and Hartlepool 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