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Stroke Education Intervention Trial - Pilot (AVAIL II)

This study has been completed.
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
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First received: May 2, 2010
Last updated: October 11, 2015
Last verified: December 2012

May 2, 2010
October 11, 2015
January 2010
June 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Feasibility of Intervention (Ability to Reach Patients at 3 Months) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
Number of patients contacted at 3 months
validity of intervention (medication coach script and patient contacts) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
The intervention will be evaluated using a survey given to the participants after they have received the intervention (telephone contact post-discharge).
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01115660 on Archive Site
Follow up Appointment With MD [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
Follow up appointment with primary care provider since stroke
validity of 3-month follow-up questionnaire for collection of medication persistence, resource utilization and functional status. [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
The secondary outcome is validity and refinement of the 3-month follow-up questionnaire for collection of medication persistence, resource utilization and functional status.
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Stroke Education Intervention Trial - Pilot
AVAIL interVention Trial (Adherence Evaluation After Ischemic Stroke - Longitudinal): Pilot Protocol
The objectives of the trial of a medication-coach program for patients with stroke or transient ischemic attack are to pilot test the study design, the intervention components and the data collection forms and refine them for a larger trial whose goal will be to improve long-term adherence to stroke prevention medications.
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Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Transient Ischemic Attack
Behavioral: stroke education
call by medication coach 2 weeks after hospital discharge
  • Experimental: stroke education
    Patients in this arm receive a telephone call by a medication coach who reviews their condition and importance of adherence to medication regimen.
    Intervention: Behavioral: stroke education
  • No Intervention: control arm
    Subjects in this arm received instruction at hospital discharge and a 3-month follow-up call to collect study data.
Sides EG, Zimmer LO, Wilson L, Pan W, Olson DM, Peterson ED, Bushnell C. Medication coaching program for patients with minor stroke or TIA: a pilot study. BMC Public Health. 2012 Jul 25;12:549. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-549.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
June 2011
June 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (WFUBMC) over age 18
  • Diagnosed with acute ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack or intracranial hemorrhage
  • provide consent to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • discharged to nursing home, acute rehabilitation center, inpatient hospice, or other acute hospital
  • homeless
  • non-English speakers
  • patient and proxy unable to participate in telephone conversation
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
19 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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United States
5U18HS016964 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
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Duke University
Duke University
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Principal Investigator: Eric D Peterson, MD, MPH DCRI
Duke University
December 2012

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