Patient Positioning For Hand, Wrist, & Elbow Surgery: Stretcher Versus Or Table, A Randomized Controlled Trial
Clinical Trial Information
Trial Contact: Krol, David; Harriott, Paula
IRB No: 17.048.05
Protocol Abbrev: PATIENT POSITIONING
Principal Investigator: Brett James Lewellyn, MD
Sub Investigators: Gibson, Mary Elizabeth MD
Age Group: Adult
Applicable Disease Sites: Upper extremity
Therapies Involved: STRETCHER VERSES OR TABLE
The primary objective is to determine if there is any difference with regard to complication rate for performing surgery on an OR table vs performing surgery on a stretcher with a hand table. Outcome measures will include any complications recorded by patient postoperative questionnaires.
The study population will include adult patients scheduled for surgery to be done by the principal investigator for any surgical procedure of the upper extremity from the fingertip to the middle portion of the arm above the elbow and who have consented to the study.