Pain Impact Assessment of the Relational Touch During Arterial Puncture in ICU (TORREA) (ToRRéa)

U

University Hospital, Angers

Status

Completed

Conditions

Pain

Treatments

Procedure: relational touch

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02684149
2014-A01607-40

Details and patient eligibility

About

Study objective is to assess the interest of the relational touch before an arterial puncture to reduce pain on patient in intensive care unit.

Enrollment

75 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Admission in Intensive Care Unit
  • Communicating patient (able to rate their pain on a numerical scale)
  • Need for a radial arterial puncture for conducting blood tests, apart for the emergency
  • Non-opposition of the patient

Exclusion criteria

  • Age under 18
  • Tetraplegic patient or having a sensitivity disorder on the limb to be punctured
  • No radial pulse perception

Trial design

Primary purpose

Supportive Care

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Crossover Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

75 participants in 2 patient groups

A
Experimental group
Description:
Relational touch before the first arterial puncture and the second arterial puncture without relational touch
Treatment:
Procedure: relational touch
B
Experimental group
Description:
First arterial puncture without relational touch and relational touch before the second arterial puncture
Treatment:
Procedure: relational touch

Trial contacts and locations

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