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Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Registry (GWTG-Stroke)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified March 2017 by American Heart Association
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02693223
First Posted: February 26, 2016
Last Update Posted: March 21, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
American Heart Association
  Purpose
Get With The Guidelines-Stroke is a program for improving the quality of care for patients hospitalized with stroke by promoting consistent adherence to the latest evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.

Condition Intervention
Stroke Other: GWTG Stroke program

Study Type: Observational [Patient Registry]
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Other
Target Follow-Up Duration: 30 Days
Official Title: Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Registry

Further study details as provided by American Heart Association:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • NIHSS reported [ Time Frame: 30 days post discharge from hospital ]
    Percent of ischemic stroke and stroke not otherwise specified patients with a score reported for NIH Stroke Scale

  • In-hospital mortality [ Time Frame: 6 days - mean for length of hospitalization for Stroke patients ]
  • Modified Rankin Scale at Discharge [ Time Frame: 6 days - mean for length of hospitalization for Stroke patients ]
    Patients grouped by Modified Rankin Scale at discharge

  • Risk-Adjusted Mortality Ratio (for Ischemic-Only and Ischemic and Hemorrhagic models) [ Time Frame: 30 days post discharge from hospital ]
    A ratio comparing the actual in-hospital mortality rate to the risk-adjusted expected mortality rate.


Estimated Enrollment: 3892063
Study Start Date: January 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2020 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Other: GWTG Stroke program
    Evidence based recommended therapies and counseling prior to hospital discharge.
Detailed Description:

Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke is an in-hospital program for improving stroke care by promoting consistent adherence to the latest scientific treatment guidelines. Since its initiation in 2003, 2,637 hospitals have entered 3,892,063 patient records into the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke database. Numerous published studies demonstrate the program's success in achieving measurable patient outcome improvements.

Achievement measures tracked through the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke:

  • IV rT-PA arrive by 2 hour, treat by 3 hour
  • Early antithrombotics
  • VTE prophylaxis
  • Antithrombotics at or by discharge
  • Anticoagulation for Afib/Aflutter at or by discharge
  • Smoking cessation at or by discharge
  • LDL 100 or ND-Statin at or by discharge

Quality measures tracked through the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke:

  • Dysphagia screen
  • Time to intravenous thrombolytic therapy-60 min
  • IV rT-PA arrive by 3.5 hour, treat by 4.5 hour
  • NIHSS reported
  • Stroke education at or by discharge
  • Rehabilitation considered at or by discharge
  • LDL documented at or by discharge
  • Intensive Statin Therapy at or by discharge

Additional measures collected by Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke can be viewed at: http://www.heart.org/idc/groups/heart-public/@wcm/@gwtg/documents/downloadable/ucm_310976.pdf

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 125 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with a diagnosis of Ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, Subarachnoid hemorrhage, Intracerebral hemorrhage, or Stroke not otherwise specified.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients presented with a diagnosis of Ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, Subarachnoid hemorrhage, Intracerebral hemorrhage, or Stroke not otherwise specified to the hosptials.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who do not have a diagnosis of Ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack, Subarachnoid hemorrhage, Intracerebral hemorrhage, or Stroke not otherwise specified.
  • Patients under age of 18
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02693223


Contacts
Contact: Melanie Shahriary, RN, BSN 301-651-7548 melanie.shahriary@heart.org
Contact: Christine Rutan Christine.Rutan@heart.org

Locations
United States, Texas
American Heart Association Recruiting
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75231
Contact: Christine Rutan       Christine.Rutan@heart.org   
Contact: Melanie Shahriary, RN, BSN    301-651-7548    siew.lee.grand-clement@heart.org   
Sponsors and Collaborators
American Heart Association
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Javed Butler, MD American Heart Association
Study Director: Gayle Whitman, PhD, RN American Heart Association
  More Information

Publications:

Responsible Party: American Heart Association
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02693223     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 001
First Submitted: February 23, 2016
First Posted: February 26, 2016
Last Update Posted: March 21, 2017
Last Verified: March 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

Keywords provided by American Heart Association:
stroke

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stroke
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases