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Development of Early Diagnostic Techniques and Setup of Local Therapeutic Guidelines and Standards (Hmodialysis)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00912704
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 3, 2009
Last Update Posted : June 3, 2009
Advocate Health Care
Information provided by:
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital

Brief Summary:
End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is a healthy, social and economic threat worldwide. In the past ten years, the incidence and prevalence of ESRD patients have tremendously increased, ranking at the top in the world. The reasons for such high incidence and prevalence are multifactor. Early diagnosis and closed monitor of the patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may be beneficial, but not confirmed yet.The advising mechanisms for non-doing or withdraw long-term dialysis. All these studies will be performed in a multicentered project. Three medical centers in which CKD researches have been conducted for many years will provide a large cohort and share the data collected from their own hospitals. We expect that the results will provide an excellent guideline for CKD care, achieve cost-effectiveness of dialysis therapy and better life quality of ESRD patients.

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:

Purpose: Development of early diagnostic techniques and setup of local therapeutic guidelines and standards.

Design: The group plans to host the co-operation of hospitals, based on the geographical distribution of co-operation of several hospitals to choose the renal physician interviews the doctor and patient received a total of 30 objects was conducted qualitative in-depth interviews.


Inclusion criteria): To withdraw from dialysis treatment of chronic kidney disease, qualitative research, to-depth interviews, field observation, video recording, and public hospitals at the same time the collection of literature.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease in Taiwan - Development of Early Diagnostic Techniques and Setup of Local Therapeutic Guidelines and Standards
Study Start Date : March 1998
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 1998
Actual Study Completion Date : December 1998

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Not limited to the patient himself, as soon as the patient or family members decide to enter or removed after dialysis can be done by patients themselves or family members as well as the main decision-depth interviews with relevant medical and nursing staff.

Recently, a relative of reference are as follows:

  1. Spouse.
  2. Adult direct blood relatives of British Columbia.
  3. Parents.
  4. Brothers and sisters.
  5. Grandparents.
  6. Three pro-grandparents or extended family, such as blood.
  7. Pro-marriage and so immediate.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic kidney disease patients with the end of dialysis to withdrawal.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00912704

Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Advocate Health Care
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Principal Investigator: Chang Duan-Rong, doctor the Institute of Health Care Organization Administration (IHCOA)
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Responsible Party: Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, Hospital Identifier: NCT00912704    
Other Study ID Numbers: 098001-3
First Posted: June 3, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 3, 2009
Last Verified: April 1998
Keywords provided by Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:
Hemodialysis patients
Physician attitudes
Family wishes
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