LCS Intervention for Upper Extremity Trauma

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Upper Extremity Trauma+1 More
Life Care Specialist (LCS) - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This is a randomized control trial aimed at learning more about LCS position and the value it provides to the patient's who have sustained upper extremity traumas.

Eligible Conditions

  • Upper Extremity Trauma

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

5 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Study day 1, week 2 visit, week 6 visit and month 3 visit

Study day 1
Inpatient Opioid Utilization
Month 3
Changes in Pain Numerical rating Scale (NRS)
Changes in Promis Pain Interference Score
Changes in Promis Physical Function Score
Changes in Promis Prescription Pain Score
Changes in Promis Sleep Disturbance Score

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

No LCS Intervention
1 of 2
LCS Intervention
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

80 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: LCS Intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

LCS Intervention
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Life Care Specialist (LCS) · Intervention Types: Behavioral
No LCS InterventionNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: No LCS Intervention · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: study day 1, week 2 visit, week 6 visit and month 3 visit

Trial Background

Prof. Nicole Zelenski, Assistant Professor
Principal Investigator
Emory University
Closest Location: Grady Memorial Hospital · Atlanta, GA
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2011First Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Upper Extremity Trauma
286 CompletedClinical Trials

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have a minimum age of 18 years.
You have an isolated upper extremity injury requiring surgery.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.