A Study to Tailor Advance Directives
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00121004|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 19, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 5, 2013
University of Chicago
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Chicago
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Recruitment Status :||Completed|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||September 2005|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||September 2005|
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