Evaluation of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prophylaxis in Medically Ill Patients
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00810784|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 18, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 18, 2008
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Venous Thromboembolism||Behavioral: Education|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||121 participants|
|Observational Model:||Case Control|
|Official Title:||Evaluation of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prophylaxis in Medically Ill Patients|
|Study Start Date :||March 2005|
|Primary Completion Date :||March 2007|
|Study Completion Date :||March 2007|
Patients cared for before our intervention.
Patients cared for after our intervention.
(1) a risk-assessment tool completed at the time of a hospital admission, (2) structured educational sessions on VTE prevention, and (3) audit-feedback where institutional data was reviewed during the educational sessions. These sessions were given once to the clinical pharmacists and on three separate occasions to the medicine house officers.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00810784
|United States, Utah|
|University of Utah Health Sciences Center|
|Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84132|
|Principal Investigator:||Matthew Rondina, M.D.||University of Utah|