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Evaluation of Multidisciplinary Palliative Care on Terminal Cancer Patients in Taiwan

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01103700
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2010 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : April 15, 2010
Last Update Posted : April 15, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital

Brief Summary:
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 or disease
Cancer

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Multidisciplinary Palliative Care on Terminal Cancer Patients in Taiwan
Study Start Date : May 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Palliative Care
U.S. FDA Resources





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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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.

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

Responsible Party: Shao-Yi Cheng/Attending Physician, Department of Family Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01103700     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 201003030R
First Posted: April 15, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 15, 2010
Last Verified: April 2010

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