OSPREY (Platts-Mills, PI)

OSPREY: Observational Studies of Pain medication Response in the Elderly

The OSPREY I and II are a series of observational studies which examine pain management decision making, effectiveness, and side effects for older adults seen in the UNC Emergency Department with acute pain. The study collects information both from the ED visit and at one week follow-up. Dr. Platts-Mills is PI of these studies. Additionally leadership on the project comes from UNC medical student researchers Shannon Spano Matthews, Cameron Isaacs, and Alison Rittenberg.

Status: in progress; currently enrolling patients

Study Sites and Network

OSPREY Burn Map

Publications, Abstracts and Presentations

  1. Isaacs CG, Kistler C, Hunold KM, Pereira GF, Buchbinder M, Weaver MA, McLean SA, Platts-Mills TF. Shared Decision-Making in the Selection of Outpatient Analgesics for Older Individuals in the Emergency Department. Accepted J Am Geriatr Soc.
  2. Isaacs CG, Kistler C, Hunold K, Pereira G, Buchbinder M, McLean SA, Platts‐Mills TF. Shared decision making in the selection of outpatient analgesics for older emergency department patients. Presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine; Chicago, IL; May 2012.
  3. Isaacs CG, Kistler C, Hunold K, Pereira G, Buchbinder M, McLean SA, Platts‐Mills TF. Shared decision
    making in the selection of outpatient analgesics for older emergency department patients.
    Presented at the American Geriatrics annual meeting; Seattle, WA; May 2012.