A Study of the Effectiveness of Palliative Care Consultation for Patients with Advanced Lung Disease
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- Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
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- Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
- Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona: 16-008585
Sponsor Protocol Number: 16-008585
About this study
The purpose of this study is to determine the usefulness of palliative care consultations by a specialty physician and a pulmonologist for patients who have advanced lung disease.
Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.
- 18 years and over
- Has had prior clinic appointments at the Division of Thoracic Diseases & Critical Care
- Existing diagnosis of an advanced and life limiting lung disease, including
- Bronchiolar disorders, e.g., BOOP
- Interstitial lung disease including pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis, etc
- Obstructive lung disease including chronic bronchitis and emphysema
- Occupational lung diseases
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Vasculitidies of the lung
- Younger than 18
- Do not have an established pulmonologist
- Are unable or unwilling to give consent
Participating Mayo Clinic locations
Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.
|Mayo Clinic Location
Mayo Clinic principal investigator
Mark Edwin, M.D.
Closed for enrollment
Publications are currently not available
Study Results Summary
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Supplemental Study Information
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