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Clinical trials

Clinical trials are sets of tests performed for medical research and drug development which is used to extract safety and efficacy data.

Contributors in Clinical trials

Clinical trials

principal investigator

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

The doctor or researcher responsible for conducting the clinical trial.

informed consent

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

A process to ensure that patient volunteers understand all the risks associated participating in a clinical trial such as adverse side effects and are choosing to participate without coercion or ...

investigational treatment

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

The new drug or therapy being tested in the clinical trial.

experimental treatment

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

The new drug or therapy being tested in the clinical trial.

FDA

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

Food and Drug Administration, which is the regulatory body in the US that is responsible for monitoring the public's health and safety regarding food and drugs

inclusion/exclusion criteria

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

The medical or social standards determining whether a person may or may not be allowed to enter a clinical trial. These criteria are based on such factors as age, gender, the type and stage of a ...

informed consent document

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

A document that describes the rights of the study participants, and includes details about the study, such as its purpose, duration, required procedures, and key contacts. Risks and potential ...

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