Chapter 5. Questions About Clinical Trials: A Framework For Discussion

  1. David J. Kerr,
  2. Kirstine Knox,
  3. Diane C. Robertson,
  4. Derek Stewart and
  5. Renée Watson

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750612.ch5

Clinical Trials Explained: A Guide to Clinical Trials in the NHS For Healthcare Professionals

Clinical Trials Explained: A Guide to Clinical Trials in the NHS For Healthcare Professionals

How to Cite

Kerr, D. J., Knox, K., Robertson, D. C., Stewart, D. and Watson, R. (eds) (2006) Questions About Clinical Trials: A Framework For Discussion, in Clinical Trials Explained: A Guide to Clinical Trials in the NHS For Healthcare Professionals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750612.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727918581

Online ISBN: 9780470750612

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Keywords:

  • discussion;
  • patient withdraw;
  • confidentiality;
  • organisation;
  • statistical methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Questions About Clinical Trials: A Framework for Discussion

  • What are patients' rights?

  • Why do patients take part in clinical trials?

  • Why do patients decline to take part in a clinical trial or withdraw from a clinical trial they are involved in?

  • How can patients be empowered during their involvement in a clinical trial?

  • Will patients involved in clinical trials need extra help and support from their carers?

  • What are the likely costs of and reimbursement for patients participating in clinical trials?

  • Summary