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Purpose

Record all concomitant medications, including therapies given to treat adverse events.

If a patient is taking a medication PRN, do not use a separate line for each time the medication is taken, instead report the first and last dates taken.

Concomitant Measures / Medications eCRF

Field Descriptions and Instructions

Field Name

Description / Instructions

Format

Visit Date

The Visit Date is optional on this case report form. Hit the "Tab" key to leave it empty and move to the Start Date field.

DD-MMM-YYYY

Course # (d)

Indicates the course number that this concomitant measure / medication started in as derived from the course initiation start date.

5 digits

Day in Course (d)

Indicates the day since the beginning of course that this concomitant measure / medication started as derived from the course initiation start date.

5 digits

Start Date (m)

Enter the start date of the measure or medication.

Note: Partial date is only acceptable for baseline measure or medication.

DD-MMM-YYYY or MMM-YYYY

Stop Date

Enter the stop date of the measure / medication.

Note: Partial date is only acceptable for baseline measure or medication.

DD-MMM-YYYY or MMM-YYYY

Agent Name

In the case of agents, state the generic name of the medication administered, or, in the case of combinations such as trimethoprim / sulfamethoxazole, state the brand name (i.e., Bactrim).

Note: This pick list does not show all the Agents. User must type in a search criterion and then click on the ellipsis perform the search and display the resulting matched Agents. Ex: type %ydro% to list all the agents that include the lower characters ‘ydro’ somewhere in the agent’s name.

Note: Pre and post medications specified in the protocol and administered as part of the patient's treatment, must be entered in the Study Medication Administration case report form.

Note: Do not select an agent name if a procedure has been entered.

Use pick list.

Procedure /Measure

If a procedure/measure, state e.g., oxygen administration, pleural tapping, etc.

Note: Do not select a procedure if an agent name has been entered.

Use pick list.

Dose (m)

For CTMS studies, enter the total daily dose of the agent.

For non-CTMS studies, enter the dose of the agent as appropriate.

Note: This field is mandatory for agents. If a procedure/measure, leave blank.


In the case of combinations such as Bactrim, enter:

For CTMS studies: the total number of combination tablets taken daily.
     Ex: Dose 2, Unit tab, schedule bid.

For non-CTMS studies: the single dose.
     Ex: Dose 1, Unit tab, schedule bid.


When the schedule is PRN ( For example: taking 2 tabs of Percocet PRN every four hours ) enter:

For CTMS studies: the maximum possible dose in a 24-hour period.
     Ex: Dose 12, Unit tab, q4hr PRN.

For non-CTMS studies: the single dose.
     Ex: Dose 2, Unit tab, q4hr PRN.

100 characters

UOM

Select the total daily dose units of measurement.

Note: If a procedure/measure, leave blank.

Use pick list.

Schedule

Enter the frequency of medication administration or measure under schedule.

24 characters

Route

Select the route given:
IM - intramuscular
ID - intradermal
IV - intravenous bolus (less than 30 minutes)
IVI - intravenous infusion (greater than 30 minutes, but less than 24 hours)
CIV - continuous intravenous infusion (greater than 24 hours)
IA - intra-arterial
IT - intrathecal
IP - intraperitoneal
IH - intrahepatic
IHI - intrahepatic infusion
SC - subcutaneous
T - topical
PO - oral
RT - radiation

Use pick list.

Reason (m)

Select the reason the medication is being administered or why measure done. For example, if Bactrim is being given as a prophylactic, select "pneumocystis prophylaxis".

Note: Do not enter the pharmacological classification of the medication ( e.g. antibiotic, analgesic, etc.)

Use pick list.

Legend: (d) derived field, (m) RDC mandatory, (c) for CTEP reporting only.

Validations

Code

Description

Resolutions

CM01

Agent and Procedure are missing.

An Agent or Procedure must be present.

CM02

Both Agent and Procedure are filled.

Agent and Procedure cannot be both selected at the same time.

CM03

Stop Date is before the Start Date.

Stop Date must not be earlier than Start Date.

CM04

Agent entered and Dose and/or Units of Measurement are/is missing.

If Agent is entered, Dose and Unit of Measurement must be present.

CM05

Dose and/or Unit of Measurement entered and Procedure also entered.

If Procedure is entered, Agent, Dose and Unit of Measurement must not be present.

CM06, CM07

Start and/or Stop Date are/is in the future.

Enter a date that is equal to or prior to the current date.

CM10, CM11

Partial Start Date and/or Stop Date are/is after the first Course Initiation Date.

Partial Start and Stop Dates are only acceptable for baseline measures and/or procedures.

CM12

Dose is not a valid numeric value.

Enter a valid numeric value.

Derivations

Code

Field Name

Description

CM1001

Course #

Course number is derived based on the course initiation start dates and the concomitant measure / medication start date.

CM1002

Day in Course

Number of days since the beginning of the course is derived from the course initiation start date and the concomitant measure / medication start date.