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Clinical Trials: Emergency Medicine

Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham
To ensure consistent documentation of alcohol and substance use, the emergency medicine is initiating a new standard of care for substance use screening: the use of a brief self-evaluation questionnaire on alcohol, tobacco and illicit substance use to be completed in triage. This questionnaire will allow emergency medicine patients presenting to the emergency room. This study will also review medical records after one year of the index emergency room visit ... Read More
Last Updated: 12 Mar 2015
Source: Emergency Medicine Physicians, Nevada
Emergency Medicine (EM) Residents routinely conduct bedside ultrasound exams in the Emergency Department (ED) employing the two point compression method. This study endeavors to investigate the accuracy and utility of bedside ultrasound for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in the ED by EM Residents by comparing the results of that exam against the gold standard of a DVT ultrasound performed in the Radiology Department and interpreted by a Radiologist. Read More
Last Updated: 16 Feb 2015
Source: University of California, San Francisco
Observational study of the use of ultrasound by emergency physicians in the evaluation of patients at risk of ectopic pregnancy. Read More
Last Updated: 13 Jan 2014
Source: UConn Health
Alcohol abuse is associated with injury, chronic illness, absenteeism from work, and social costs to families and communities. The goal of this project is to translate motivational interventions successful in the primary care setting to the Emergency Department (ED) environment by implementing screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) in order to reduce at-risk drinking among ED patients. Read More
Last Updated: 20 May 2010
Source: InMotion Orthopaedic Research Center
Distal forearm fractures are amongst the most frequently encountered orthopedic injuries in the pediatric emergency department (ED). Immediate closed manipulation and cast immobilization, is still the mainstay of management. The initial management of non-displaced or minimally displaced extremity fractures and relocation of uncomplicated joint dislocations is part of the usual practice of emergency medicine. Although focused training in fracture-dislocation ... Read More
Last Updated: 07 Apr 2010
Source: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
This study is designed to evaluate the safety, level of performance and level of comfort with the Canadian C-Spine rule in a prehospital setting by emergency medicine undergraduates. Read More
Last Updated: 25 Jan 2016
Source: Drexel University
There are multiple retrospective studies detailing the use of etomidate in pediatric procedural sedation but few to no prospective clinical trials. None have compared etomidate to ketamine, currently the most commonly used sedative in the emergency department for pediatric procedural sedation. The investigators propose a randomized, controlled trial comparing etomidate versus ketamine for procedural sedation for fracture reduction for children presenting ... Read More
Last Updated: 12 Aug 2014
Source: Washington University School of Medicine
The purpose of this study was to determine whether use of teach-back discharge instructions improve patient satisfaction and patients' self-reported and objective comprehension of discharge instructions in the emergency department when compared to standard discharge instructions. Read More
Last Updated: 21 Oct 2013
Source: University Hospital, Grenoble
Acute self poisoning is a leading cause of suicide attempts and leads to frequent emergency department visits. However, the exact epidemiology of acute self poisoning is not known. The description of the clinical pathway and the characteristics of patients with acute self poisoning could lead to an improvement in emergency care. The Investigators will conduct a 48h observational study in emergency services in France. Investigators primary objective is to ... Read More
Last Updated: 03 Aug 2015
Source: Siriraj Hospital
The purpose of this study is to evaluate intubation duration between rapid sequence intubation technique (RSI) and non-rapid sequence intubation technique (non-RSI) performed by emergency medicine residents in Siriraj hospital. Read More
Last Updated: 31 May 2016
Source: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
The aims of this study are to assess efficacy and safety of patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) when applied to the Emergency Department setting and to compare the efficacy and safety of two PCA dosing regimens. Read More
Last Updated: 11 Jul 2012
Source: MedImmune LLC
The study will evaluate the effect of two IV dose regimens of MEDI-563 on the proportion of adult subjects with asthma exacerbations who required an urgent healthcare visit for treatment of an acute asthma exacerbation. Read More
Last Updated: 13 Jul 2016
Source: Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati
The purpose of this study is to find out how prevalent unidentified Mental Health issues are in the pediatric population that visits the Emergency Department in an urban city. Read More
Last Updated: 30 Oct 2007
Source: Faculty of Medicine, Sousse
This study aims to determine the efficacy and safety of low dose ketamine in association with IV morphine in the management of acute moderate to severe pain in emergency department. We hypothesize that low dose ketamine will result in more effective pain control than morphine alone and will not be associated with an increase in adverse events. Read More
Last Updated: 08 Jan 2017
Source: National Taiwan University Hospital
The trial is aimed to show that implementation of a procalcitonin-guided antibiotics algorithm may result in shortened antibiotics course in ICU sepsis patients without inferior outcome as compared to the conventional therapy Read More
Last Updated: 25 Nov 2012
Source: University of Utah
The purpose of this study is to identify existing cost knowledge of Emergency Medicine (EM) physicians and patients and investigates its reported impacts on medical compliance. A cross-sectional survey will be administered electronically to Emergency Medicine physicians at the University of Utah Hospital and the Emergency Physician Integrated Care, LLC (EPIC) who staff ten-community hospital Emergency Departments (ED) in order to investigate physician ... Read More
Last Updated: 21 Dec 2016
Source: Korean Medicine Hospital of Pusan National University
Acupuncture is widely used for managing acute and chronic pain conditions. In the context of an emergency department (ED), patients often present with non-emergent acute pain symptoms. This may result in a delayed triage process and inefficient emergent management. An integrative patient-care approach in emergency departments has been explored that may improve patient satisfaction and promote efficient use of healthcare resources for non-emergent patients in ... Read More
Last Updated: 02 Dec 2015
Source: Changhua Christian Hospital
Pain control is a common and serious problem in cancer patients. Although WHO has developed a three-stage model of cancer pain management, 80% cancer patients still suffer moderate to severe pain in their daily life. When patients are with acute exacerbation or aggravate of pain, they usually visit the emergency department for more help. Acupuncture is a safe, low-invasive and economic treatment. And it has been world-wide used as a complementary therapy ... Read More
Last Updated: 14 Apr 2014
Source: Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
The main objective of this study is to investigate the non-inferiority of oral flucloxacillin alone compared with a combination of oral flucloxacillin and phenoxymethylpenicillin for the emergency department directed outpatient treatment of cellulitis, wound infections and abscesses, recently renamed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSIs). Half of the trial participants will receive ... Read More
Last Updated: 29 Sep 2016
Source: University of Pittsburgh
Aim 1: To determine if real-time assessments of perceived sleepiness and fatigue using text-messaging impacts an emergency medicine clinician's Attitudes, Perceived Norms, Self-Efficacy, Alertness Habits, Perceived Importance of Fatigue, Knowledge of Sleepiness/Fatigue, and Perceptions of Environmental Constraints regarding behaviors that can improve alertness during shift work. Aim 2: To determine if text-messaging emergency care workers fatigue-reduction ... Read More
Last Updated: 13 Jul 2015
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