Below are current clinical trials.5 studies in Palliative Care in Minnesota
(open studies only).
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Jacksonville, Fla., Rochester, Minn.
The purpose of this study is to assess the feasibility and acceptability of the use of a wearable health monitor (Health Tag) for measuring stress among family caregivers (FCGs) of palliative care patients.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of palliative care consultations on quality of life and advance care planning in end-stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis, evaluate hemodialysis patients’ and caregivers’ satisfaction with palliative care consultations, and to compare quality of life and advance directive completion in dialysis patients who have and have not received palliative care consultations.
The primary purpose of this study is to determine feasibility as measured by consent of at least 25% of eligible patients and their caregivers (defined as those who met with the study coordinator), adherence (75% of the enrolled participants will complete at least 3 of the 4 Resilient Living sessions), and acceptability (measured by ) of the delivery of the Resilient Living intervention to patients with advanced cancer and their caregivers.
The purposes of this study are to evaluate:
- The impact that a clinical pharmacist and pharmacogenomic testing has on symptom management;
- Patient perceptions, satisfaction and behaviors related to their medications and their view of the helpfulness of the pharmacist,
- The impact that a clinical pharmacist and pharmacogenomic testing has on overall cost of care; and
- The impact that a clinical pharmacist and pharmacogenomic testing has on average cost of medications.
The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness and implementation of the Control Tower palliative care algorithm into hospital practice.