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The primary purpose of the proposed research is to explore methods of obtaining symptom assessments from pediatric oncology patients and/or their caregivers in hopes of improving the accuracy and thoroughness of these reports. Additionally the researchers hope to simply staff efforts in obtaining detailed medical histories from pediatric oncology patients.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Stanford University School of Medicine
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:54-0400
The investigators developed a web-based survey to assess knowledge, attitudes and practice of health care professionals about patient-ventilator asynchrony.
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A carcinoma composed mainly of epithelial elements with little or no stroma. Medullary carcinomas of the breast constitute 5%-7% of all mammary carcinomas; medullary carcinomas of the thyroid comprise 3%-10% of all thyroid malignancies. (From Dorland, 27th ed; DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1141; Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
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The right of the patient or the patient's representative to make decisions with regard to the patient's dying.
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