Venous Thromboembolism Taskforce Audit Program
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00535171|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 26, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 22, 2010
To determine the effect of an interventional campaign run by a dedicated "VTE Nurse Educator" over a 6-month period and the effect on prophylaxis rates.
To determine the proportion of medically admitted patients with risk factors for VTE.
To assess and compare the use of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in hospitalized medical patients versus recommendations and current guidelines.
To determine the patient characteristics of those deemed to be at risk of VTE. To determine the proportion of patients receiving appropriate thromboprophylaxis for their risk.
To determine the type and duration (where possible) of prophylaxis used.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||8764 participants|
|Official Title:||Venous Thromboembolism Taskforce Audit Program|
|Study Start Date :||June 2007|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2008|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00535171
|MacQuarie Park, Australia|
|Study Director:||Fiona Howard||Sanofi|