LEAVE Safe With DOACs

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Jul 26, 2022
  • participants needed
    1000
  • sponsor
    University of Massachusetts, Worcester
Updated on 26 January 2021
anticoagulants
venous thromboembolism

Summary

Given the risks associated with direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC)s and the lack of defined pathways for patients prescribed this class of medications, the study intervention has the potential for enormous impact in preventing medication errors and improving the quality of care transition, patient knowledge, and adherence with DOAC therapy.

Description

Patients first treated with direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in an ambulatory setting are at an elevated risk for adverse drug events (ADEs) or potential ADEs from medication errors. An intervention that integrates clinical pharmacists, a pharmacy technician, and follows a checklist published by experts at the Anticoagulation Forum can prevent adverse outcomes. The Investigators propose research on the effectiveness, implementation, and dissemination for a care transition intervention that follows the checklist which includes evaluation for appropriateness of DOAC use, assistance with drug procurement, telephone access to an anticoagulation expert, and other best practice recommendations.

Details
Condition Arrhythmia, Hemorrhage, Atrial Fibrillation, Venous Thromboembolism, Cerebrovascular accident, Cardiovascular Disease, Thromboembolism, Atrial Fibrillation (Pediatric), Stroke, Dysrhythmia, cardiovascular diseases, cardiovascular disease (cvd), cardiovascular system diseases, cardiovascular disorders, cerebrovascular accidents, strokes, cerebral
Treatment Clinical Pharmacist Intervention
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04068727
SponsorUniversity of Massachusetts, Worcester
Last Modified on26 January 2021

Eligibility

Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

Is your age greater than or equal to 18 yrs?
Gender: Male or Female
Do you have any of these conditions: Cerebrovascular accident or Arrhythmia or Venous Thromboembolism or Hemorrhage or Thromboembolism or Dysrhythmia or Atrial Fibrillation or Stroke or C...?
Do you have any of these conditions: Cerebrovascular accident or cardiovascular diseases or cardiovascular disease (cvd) or Dysrhythmia or Hemorrhage or cardiovascular system diseases or ...?
Age 18
New prescription of DOAC within 4 days of consent OR continued DOAC use for a patient with new episode of worsening thromboembolic or bleeding event within 4 days of consent or discharged from the hospital with DOAC prescription within 4 days of consent
Fluency in English, Portuguese, or Spanish

Exclusion Criteria

Currently hospitalized with inpatient status (as opposed to observation status)
Age < 18
Prisoners
Pregnant patients (medications are contraindicated)
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