Discharge Educational Strategies for Reduction of Vascular Events "DESERVE"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

DESERVE is a discharge education study using health workers to enroll and randomly assign 800 subjects diagnosed with TIA, or mild stroke to either risk factor education or usual care. Those patients assigned to education will receive stroke preparedness education plus risk factor reduction education, and help accessing follow up care with health workers. Those patients assigned to usual care will receive written...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 11 October 2016.

1 Aug 2012 17 Apr 2013 1 Feb 2017 1 Feb 2018 1 Oct 2016 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Prevention
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Bernadette Boden-Albala, DrPH