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Evaluation and Treatment of Patients With Lung Disease Not Participating in Research

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified November 27, 2017 by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) )
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00001621
First Posted: November 4, 1999
Last Update Posted: November 29, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) )
  Purpose

This study was developed in order for the professional-staff at the Pulmonary-Critical Care Medical Branch (PCCMB) of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to maintain their skills and increase their understanding of lung diseases.

The study will permit PCCMB staff members to evaluate and treat patients with lung disease who do not meet the criteria for other research studies.


Condition
Lung Disease

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Evaluation and Treatment of Pulmonary Patients Not Participating in Research (Training Protocol)

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Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) ):

Estimated Enrollment: 99999999
Study Start Date: January 9, 1997
Detailed Description:
The professional staff in the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Branch (CPB) needs to maintain their clinical skills and to enhance their clinical knowledge. The purpose of this protocol is to permit CPB staff to evaluate and treat patients with pulmonary disease who do not meet the criteria for existing research protocols.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

Patients 8 years old and older with signs or symptoms of pulmonary disease of medical interest to the professional staff of CPB will be eligible for participation in this protocol. Only standard diagnostic procedures and conventional therapy will be performed. Patients will not be subjected to any research procedures. This protocol does not commit the NIH to medical or surgical treatment of protocol participants after discharge. Patients will be discharged to the referring physician.

Consenting to pregnancy testing in minors of childbearing age:

We will inform the minor during the assent process that for safety, we need to do a pregnancy test. She will also be told that if it is positive, we will counsel her and help her tell her parents. If the minor does not want to proceed she will be advised not to sign assent and her enrollment on this training protocol will end.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

Patients without symptoms of pulmonary disease will be excluded from this protocol.

  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00001621


Contacts
Contact: Tania R Machado (301) 496-3632 tania.machado@nih.gov
Contact: Joel Moss, M.D. (301) 496-1597 mossj@nhlbi.nih.gov

Locations
United States, Maryland
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike Recruiting
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Contact: For more information at the NIH Clinical Center contact Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office (PRPL)    800-411-1222 ext TTY8664111010    prpl@mail.cc.nih.gov   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joel Moss, M.D. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001621     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 970061
97-H-0061
First Submitted: November 3, 1999
First Posted: November 4, 1999
Last Update Posted: November 29, 2017
Last Verified: November 27, 2017

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) ):
Teaching
Pulmonary Disease
Routine Testing
Medically Indicated
Pulmonary Function Test

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases