Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia for Acute Injury in Low Resource Settings
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Conditions||pain management, acute injuries|
|Treatment||ultrasound guided regional nerve block|
|Sponsor||Salmon, Margaret, M.D.|
|Collaborator||Sonosite/Fuji Film - (in kind)|
|Start date||January 2012|
|End date||October 2014|
|Trial size||60 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02084225, NB0001|
The purpose of this study is to determine feasibility, perceived utility and sustainability of training local providers in ultrasound guided regional anesthesia for acute pain management in a limited-resource conflict setting.
|United States||No locations recruiting|
|Other countries||No locations recruiting|
Participant perceived utility of ultrasound guided nerve block
time frame: study start - ongoing (24 months)
Participant course satisfaction
time frame: at course end (5 days)
Male or female participants of any age.
Inclusion Criteria: - participants were chosen by hospital administration Exclusion Criteria: - only chosen participants were included
|Official title||Feasibility, Perceived Utility and Sustainability of Using Ultrasound-guided Regional Anesthesia by Local Providers in a Limited Resource Conflict Setting|
|Principal investigator||Margaret Salmon, MD MPH|
|Description||To the investigators knowledge, this is the first study of feasibility, perceived utility and sustainability of USRA as a pain management tool in a low-resource conflict setting and is one of the only large studies to date to assess USRA by local providers for emergent pain relief due to injury in patients presenting to an acute care center.|
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