Identifying Skin Biopsy Sites

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Murad Alam, Northwestern University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01632644
First received: June 27, 2012
Last updated: September 3, 2014
Last verified: September 2014

June 27, 2012
September 3, 2014
July 2012
May 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Review of Physician and Patient Experience [ Time Frame: Last four weeks of study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Subjects will answer a combination of:

  1. Open-ended questions and
  2. Questions asking for subject to rank possible responses
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01632644 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Physician's Experience with Skin Biopsy Sites [ Time Frame: First four weeks of study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

    Physicians will answer a combination of:

    1. Open-ended questions, and
    2. Questions asking for subject to rank possible responses
  • Patient's Experience with Skin Biopsy Sites [ Time Frame: First four weeks of study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

    Patients will answer a combination of:

    1. Open-ended questions and
    2. Questions asking for subject to rank possible responses
Same as current
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Identifying Skin Biopsy Sites
Pilot Study of Skin Biopsy Sites: A Consensus Approach Based on Patient and Physician Interviews

The primary objective of this study is to investigate the patient experience during skin biopsy.

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Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Non-Probability Sample

Physicians will be recruited by email obtained through directories.

Patients will be those who have had biopsies at the Northwestern University Department of Dermatology.

Identification of Skin Cancer Biopsy Sites
Other: Survey/Interview
Each group will be surveyed and interviewed.
  • Physicians
    Physicians performing skin biopsies
    Intervention: Other: Survey/Interview
  • Patients
    Patients who have had skin biopsies
    Intervention: Other: Survey/Interview
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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May 2013
May 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 and Over
  • The subjects are in good health.
  • The subjects have the willingness and the ability to understand and provide informed consent for the use of their tissue and communicate with the investigator.
  • Patients who have had one or multiple skin biopsies OR board-certified dermatologists.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Under 18 years of age.
  • Subjects who are unable to understand the protocol or give informed consent.
Both
18 Years and older
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT01632644
STU66384
Yes
Murad Alam, Northwestern University
Northwestern University
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Principal Investigator: Murad Alam, MD Northwestern University
Northwestern University
September 2014

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