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21 Years
N/A
Not Enrolling
Both
Cancer Pain

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Trial Information


Inclusion Criteria:



- Patient eligibility includes:

- Alive Hospice outpatient

- Diagnosis of carcinoma

- Pain requiring fixed dose opioids

- Age > 21 years

- Not pregnant or lactating

- Willing and able to sign informed consent

- Able to speak/comprehend English

Caregiver eligibility will include:

- Caregiver for an Alive Hospice patient

- Willing and able to sign informed consent

- Able to speak/comprehend English

Hospice Staff eligibility will include:

- Currently on staff at Alive Hospice

- Willing and able to sign informed consent

- Able to read/speak English.

Referring Physician eligibility will include:

- Having recently referred patients to Alive Hospice

- Willing and able to sign informed consent and able to read/speak English.

Exclusion Criteria:

- patients < 21 years of age

- pregnant or lactating

- patients, caregiver and or Hospice staff that does not speak/comprehend English

Type of Study:

Observational

Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Adequate pain control

Outcome Time Frame:

Until death.

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Barbara Murphy, MD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

VICC SUPP 0566

NCT ID:

NCT01230515

Start Date:

January 2006

Completion Date:

March 2008

Related Keywords:

  • Cancer Pain
  • Oncology Pain Management in outpatient hospice setting

Name

Location

Vanderbilt-Ingam Cancer CenterNashville, Tennessee