Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are investigation studies that test how well new medical methods work in people. Each study answers technical queries and attempts to find better ways to prevent, monitor for, analyze, or treat a disease. Clinical trials may also associate a new treatment to a treatment that is already available. Every clinical trial has a protocol, or procedure, for conducting the trial. The plan describes what will be done in the study, how it will be conducted, and why each part of the study is necessary. Each study has its own rules about who can take part. Some studies need volunteers with a certain disease. Some need healthy people. Others want just men or just women. Its role is to

  • Make sure that the study is proper
  • Protect the rights and welfare of the members
  • Make sure that the hazards are sensible when associated to the potential benefits

 

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