The Conflicts of Ethics and Law on Patient's Surrogate
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01267890|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2010 by China Medical University Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : December 29, 2010
Last Update Posted : December 29, 2010
This study is a prospective cross-sectional survey study. The investigators developed self-administrated questionnaire and recruit 120 physicians in two hospitals and 60 lawyers from some law firms to this study.
To realize and compare the opinions of physicians and lawyers about controversial decision-making of surrogate.
|Condition or disease|
This study provides three real scenarios regarding dilemma between ethics and law when patient's surrogate may not represent patient's best interest：1. Parents ask physician resect their mentally handicapped daughter's uterus. 2. A son refuse physician's suggestion of surgical treatment for his mother, instead, wishes donating his mother's kidney to his son. 3. A mother decides to give up treatment for her son's head injury because of his rebel behavior before.
T-test, ANOVA and Logistic Regression will be used to analyze in this study.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||120 participants|
|Official Title:||Health Service Administration China Medical University (Chih-Jaan Tai)|
|Study Start Date :||December 2010|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||May 2011|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||July 2011|
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): NCT01267890
|Contact: Chih-Jaan Tai, Associate Professor||04-22053366 ext email@example.com|
|China Medical University Hospital||Recruiting|
|Taichung, Taiwan, 40402|
|Contact: Chih-Jaan Tai, Associate Professor 04-22053366 ext 6321 firstname.lastname@example.org|