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Evaluation of Multidisciplinary Palliative Care on Terminal Cancer Patients in Taiwan

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified April 2010 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01103700
First received: April 13, 2010
Last updated: April 14, 2010
Last verified: April 2010
  Purpose

The purpose of the study is to compare the quality of dying and death of terminal cancer patients from the perspectives of medical staff and main care giver (family). The hypothesis is that their view points will be different.


Condition
Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Multidisciplinary Palliative Care on Terminal Cancer Patients in Taiwan

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: May 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Main care givers of deceased patients

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Cognitively intact.
  • Contact with the patient in the last month.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cognitively not intact.
  • No contact with the patient in the last month.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01103700

Contacts
Contact: Shao-Yi Cheng, MD, MSc 886-2-23123456 ext 63547 shaoyi2140@yahoo.com

Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Shao-Yi Cheng, MD, MSc National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Shao-Yi Cheng/Attending Physician, Department of Family Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01103700     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201003030R
Study First Received: April 13, 2010
Last Updated: April 14, 2010
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Quality of dying and death of terminal cancer patients

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