Condition category
Circulatory System
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
08/12/2010
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Prof Jeremy Grimshaw

ORCID ID

Contact details

Health Service Research Unit
Medical School
University of Aberdeen
Foresterhill
Aberdeen
AB25 2ZD
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1224 553 968
j.m.grimshaw@abdn.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

IMP 17-13 GRIM

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial.

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Diagnostic

Patient information sheet

Condition

Cardiovascular diseases: Thromboembolic disease

Intervention

Guideline - national guidelines for prophylaxis of deep vein thromboembolism based on systematic review, developed by multi-disciplinary group and evidence-linked recommendations:
1. Educational outreach visits to ward staff
2. Reminder systems at the times of consultation
3. Role substitution involving nursing or pharmacy staff assessing patients' risk status

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/09/1997

Overall trial end date

01/09/1999

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Health care workers in hospital settings - senior and junior doctors, nurses, pharmacists.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/09/1997

Recruitment end date

01/09/1999

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Health Service Research Unit
Aberdeen
AB25 2ZD
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHS R&D 'Time-Limited' National Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Evaluation of Methods to Promote the Implementation of Research Findings (National Programme) (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

1. 1998 results in: Effective Professional Practice and the Theory of Planned Behaviour Walker, A, Johnston, M, Abraham, S, Grimshaw, J & The TEMPEST Trial Group. European Health Psychology Society: CD-ROM
2. 1998 results in: When Do Clinicians Follow Guidelines? Using the Theory of Planned Behaviour to Predict Intentions to Prescribe Prophylaxis for Patients at Risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis. Walker A, Johnston M, Grimshaw J, Abraham S, Campbell M & The TEMPEST Study Group. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 1998;52(10):676
3. 2009 acute services in Scotland results http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12828138

Publication citations

  1. Acute services in Scotland results

    Walker A, Campbell S, Grimshaw J, Implementation of a national guideline on prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism: a survey of acute services in Scotland. Thromboembolism Prevention Evaluation Study Group., Health Bull (Edinb), 1999, 57, 2, 141-147.

Additional files

Editorial Notes