The patient should first seek the advice of his doctor and discuss with him the question of possible participation in a clinical study.
- A person who suffers from a specific medical condition and who meets the so-called inclusion criteria. The criteria are specified in the test report. The investigator who conducts the study and recruits patients for the study decides whether the patient meets the criteria. The reliability of the final evaluation of the efficacy of the drug depends on the correct selection of the group of patients studied.
- Before deciding to participate in a clinical study, the patient should receive as much information about the study as possible in order to make an informed, informed decision that takes into account all risks. The clinician conducting the clinical investigation must provide the patient with all information and explain any doubts.
WHY IS IT WORTH PARTICIPATING IN CLINICAL STUDIES?
- The patient participating in the study has a regular doctor who provides daily assistance throughout the study.
- The patient has the ability to perform a wide range of many detailed tests, which are often not available in basic or even specialized care.
- The use of modern and innovative treatments that often remain unavailable.
- Participate in the development of a new drug that can help many other patients.
- Reimbursement of travel expenses for research.