Quality Assessment in Acute Stroke Care "QuASt"

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the quality of care on a 16 bed stroke unit by using a new developed clinical pathway.

Conditions

Trial Design

  • Observation: Case-Only
  • Perspective: Prospective
  • Sampling: Non-Probability Sample

Trial Population

patients with an acute ischemic stroke admitted to the stroke unit of the university hospital in Muenster, Germany

Outcomes

Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary frequency of patients monitored according to the specific german procedure standard (OPS-code 8-981) (preset target 90 - 95 %) duration of stay on stroke unit No
Secondary frequency of stroke been classified according to the TOAST criteria (preset target 55 - 65 %) duration of stay on stroke unit No
Secondary frequency of initiated or improved antithrombotic secondary prevention (preset target 90 - 95 %) duration of stay on stroke unit No
Secondary frequency of initiated or improved statin therapy (preset target 40 - 50 %) duration of stay on stroke unit No
Secondary frequency of totally completed clinical diagnostics regarding the etiology of the stroke (preset target 60 -70 %) duration of stay on stroke unit No
Secondary frequency of initiated or improved antihypertension therapy and reduction of systolic and diastolic blood pressure by more than 10 mmHg (preset target 60 - 70 %) duration of stay on stroke unit No
Secondary frequency of a reduction on the NIH-SS by at least two points (preset target 50 - 60 %) duration of stay on stroke unit No

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