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- To obtain prospective, clinical practice-based data on how symptomatic VTE is managed with low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) enoxaparin in Canadian outpatient settings.
- To describe the demographic and clinical characteristics of patients with symptomatic VTE including characteristics of VTE, VTE risk factors and bleeding risk factors.
- To assess the frequency of patient characteristics that would necessitate adjustment in the dose or duration of enoxaparin therapy, e.g. high BMI, impaired creatinine clearance, advanced age, cancer-associated VTE.
- To assess the degree of adherence in clinical practice to Consensus Guidelines (ACCP/American College of chest Physician 2008) for the management of acute VTE, vis a vis:
- Appropriate dosing of enoxaparin
- Recommended duration of initial LMWH therapy
- Adequate overlap of LMWH with vitamin K antagonists (VKA)
- Recommended duration of longterm VKA
- Frequency of use of LMWH monotherapy to treat cancer-related VTE
- To access safety outcomes (including bleeding and recurrent VTE)
- To describe the utilization of resources due to bleeding and recurrent VTE during the treatment period.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Medical Prevention Therapy
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Active, not recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:20-0400
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Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.
A medical specialty primarily concerned with prevention of disease (PRIMARY PREVENTION) and the promotion and preservation of health in the individual.
Specific practices for the prevention of disease or mental disorders in susceptible individuals or populations. These include HEALTH PROMOTION, including mental health; protective procedures, such as COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL; and monitoring and regulation of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS. Primary prevention is to be distinguished from SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION.
The prevention of recurrences or exacerbations of a disease that already has been diagnosed. This also includes prevention of complications or after-effects of a drug or surgical procedure.
Assistance in managing and monitoring drug therapy for patients receiving treatment for cancer or chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes, consulting with patients and their families on the proper use of medication; conducting wellness and disease prevention programs to improve public health; overseeing medication use in a variety of settings.
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