Chapter 39. Clinical Trials Involving Older People

  1. David Machin3,4,5,
  2. Simon Day6 and
  3. Sylvan Green7
  1. Carol Jagger1 and
  2. Antony J. Arthur2

Published Online: 17 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch39

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

How to Cite

Jagger, C. and Arthur, A. J. (2006) Clinical Trials Involving Older People, in Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition (eds D. Machin, S. Day and S. Green), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch39

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Division of Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Sciences, National Cancer Centre Singapore, 11 Hospital Drive, Singapore 16910, Singapore

  2. 4

    UK Children's Cancer Study Group, University of Leicester, UK

  3. 5

    Medical Statistics Group, School of Health and Related Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

  4. 6

    Licensing Division, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Room 13–205 Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, London SW8 5NQ, UK

  5. 7

    Arizona Cancer Centre, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Trent Institute for HSR, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leicester, 22–28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK

  2. 2

    School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010143

Online ISBN: 9780470010167

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Keywords:

  • clinical trials involving older people;
  • informed consent;
  • shared decision making and clarity of information;
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST);
  • designing of consent documentation and process

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Eligibility

  • Recruitment

  • Informed Consent

  • Follow-Up

  • Conclusions

  • References