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

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American Heart Association (AHA)

Status

Enrolling

Conditions

Stroke

Treatments

Other: GWTG Stroke program

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02693223
001

Details and patient eligibility

About

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.

Full 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 3.5 hour, treat by 4.5hour Early antithrombotics VTE prophylaxis Antithrombotics at or by discharge Anticoagulation for Afib/Aflutter at or by discharge Smoking cessation at or by discharge Intensive Statin Therapy Quality measures tracked through the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke: Dysphagia screen Time to intravenous thrombolytic therapy-60 min NIHSS reported Stroke education at or by discharge Rehabilitation considered at or by discharge LDL Documented Additional measures collected by Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke can be viewed at: https://www.heart.org/en/professional/quality-improvement/get-with-the-guidelines/get-with-the-guidelines-stroke/get-with-the-guidelines-stroke-patient-management-tool

Enrollment

3,892,063 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 125 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

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

Trial contacts and locations

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Central trial contact

Christine Rutan; Kelly Burlison, MPH

Data sourced from clinicaltrials.gov

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