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Canadian Ticagrelor Survey

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01757483
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 31, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 9, 2015
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Brief Summary:
This study is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of the current ticagrelor risk minimisation strategy in Canada through a prescriber knowledge and understanding (KAU) survey of selected important identified safety concerns (i.e., bleeding, dyspnea and drug interactions) and ASA dosage.

Condition or disease
Acute Coronary Syndrome

Detailed Description:
Effectiveness of risk minimisation interventions for ticagrelor in Canada

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 244 participants
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Effectiveness of Risk Minimisation Interventions for Ticagrelor in Canada
Study Start Date : November 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2014


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. KAU Questionnaire: Knowledge of the 4 key safety issues pertaining to ticagrelor (adequate or inadequate for each safety issue) [ Time Frame: 2 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. KAU Questionnaire: Practice characteristics [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
  2. KAU Questionnaire: The difference in knowledge of understanding across the key safety concerns [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
  3. KAU Questionnaire: Association between prescribers' characteristics and knowledge and understanding of the key safety concerns. [ Time Frame: 2 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All physicians who have prescribed at least one dose of ticargrelor and complete the Knowledge and understanding survey

Inclusion Criteria:

- N/A (All prescribers will be contacted for participation)

Exclusion Criteria:

- Participation in a previous wave of the survey.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01757483

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Canada, Quebec
Research Site
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Principal Investigator: Yola Moride, PhD Université de Montréal
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT01757483    
Other Study ID Numbers: D5130L00009
First Posted: December 31, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2015
Last Verified: December 2015
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Acute Coronary Syndrome
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases