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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
This study is to gain insight into patients' preferences considering satisfaction surveys, specifically asking for their most pressing topics and their preferred survey technique.
The investigators developed a web-based survey to assess knowledge, attitudes and practice of health care professionals about patient-ventilator asynchrony.
In this trial HLA-A2+ patients with WT1 expressing carcinomas are vaccinated with a peptide from the leukemia associated antigen WT1 together with immunological adjuvants KLH as T-helper p...
The purpose of this study is to explore the patient perspective of disease burden in Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI). Participants will complete a web-based survey of questions which are usua...
The goal of this study is to identify effective ways to assess the patient and family experience. Specifically, the study will examine automated administration of the Child Hospital Consum...
Pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinomas belong to a group of neoplasms that remain incompletely understood. They are rare tumors of the bronchopulmonary system that incorporate a wide range of neoplasms that...
Mesonephric carcinomas of the gynecologic tract are neoplasms that are often under-recognized due to their varied morphologic appearances. Recently, GATA3 and TTF1 have been reported to be useful immu...
Restless Legs Syndrome has been shown to impact quality of life using standardized scales, typically from tertiary referral centers. Little data exist that have evaluated specific life adaptation requ...
To learn the weaknesses and strengths of safety culture as expressed by the dimensions measured by the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (HSOPSC) at hospitals in the various cultural contexts....
Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) is a publicly reported survey of patient experience with in-hospital care. We reviewed institutional HCAHPS survey data to ass...
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)
A dental health survey developed to evaluate a patient's orthodontic treatment need and priority for orthodontic care. The index is based on an assessment of degree of MALOCCLUSION and the potential aesthetic and dental health benefit of the treatment under consideration.
The right of the patient or the patient's representative to make decisions with regard to the patient's dying.
A group of carcinomas which share a characteristic morphology, often being composed of clusters and trabecular sheets of round "blue cells", granular chromatin, and an attenuated rim of poorly demarcated cytoplasm. Neuroendocrine tumors include carcinoids, small ("oat") cell carcinomas, medullary carcinoma of the thyroid, Merkel cell tumor, cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma, pancreatic islet cell tumors, and pheochromocytoma. Neurosecretory granules are found within the tumor cells. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
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