Can the Usage of Regional Block Room Save the Time of Anesthesia Team in the Main Orthopedic Operating Room?

Can the Usage of Regional Block Room Save the Time of Anesthesia Team


Lead sponsor: Mahidol University

Source Mahidol University
Brief Summary

Study of time usage of anesthesia team inside the main operating room compares between 2 groups of

- Performing regional anesthesia inside the operating room

- Performing regional anesthesia in the block room

Study purpose: How much will the investigators save time in the main operating room if we perform the regional anesthesia in the block room?

Detailed Description

Anesthesia-controlled time means anesthesia pre-procedure time plus anesthesia post-procedure time.

We also compares the anesthesia-controlled time in 3 groups of

- general anesthesia

- regional anesthesia

- general anesthesia combined with regional anesthesia

Overall Status Unknown status
Start Date October 2011
Completion Date July 2012
Primary Completion Date May 2012
Study Type Observational
Primary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
anesthesia-controlled time 3 months
Secondary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
turnover time 3 months
number of elective cases after 4PM 3 months
Enrollment 800

Intervention type: Procedure

Intervention name: regional anesthesia

Description: regional anesthesia procedure


Sampling method: Non-Probability Sample


Inclusion Criteria:

- elective orthopedic surgical patients that require for anesthesia ( start 9AM-4PM)

Exclusion Criteria:

- surgery under local infiltration

Gender: All

Minimum age: 1 Month

Maximum age: N/A

Healthy volunteers: No

Overall Official
Last Name Role Affiliation
Suwimon Tangwiwat, M.D Principal Investigator Mahidol University
Overall Contact

Last name: Suwimon Tangwiwat, M.D

Phone: (66)81-645-6167

Email: [email protected]

facility status contact
Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University Recruiting Suwimon Tangwiwat, M.D (66)81-645-6167 [email protected]
Location Countries


Verification Date

December 2011

Responsible Party

Responsible party type: Sponsor

Has Expanded Access No
Arm Group

Arm group label: RA in block room

Description: Performing regional anesthesia in the block room

Arm group label: RA inside OR

Description: Performing regional anesthesia inside the main orthopedic operating room

Study Design Info

Observational model: Cohort

Time perspective: Prospective