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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


Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

A method based on chance by which study participants are assigned to a treatment group. Randomization minimizes the differences among groups by equally distributing people with particular ...

randomized trial

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

A study in which participants are randomly (i.e., by chance) assigned to one of two or more treatment arms of a clinical trial. Occasionally placebos are utilized.


Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

participants are currently being recruited and enrolled

recruitment status

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

Indicates the current stage of a trial, whether it is planned, ongoing, or completed. Possible values include

not yet recruiting

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

participants are not yet being recruited or enrolled

enrolling by invitation

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

participants are being (or will be) selected from a predetermined population

active, not recruiting

Pharmaceutical; Clinical trials

study is ongoing (i.e., patients are being treated or examined), but enrollment has completed

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