The following infographic provides a quick yet comprehensive illustration of “What you need to know about clinical trials”.
In order to keep up with treatments for disease and medical conditions clinical trials are extremely crucial. They not only help medical professionals discover treatments for rare illnesses but also uncover innovative ways to identify, diagnose, treat, and potentially eliminate diseases.
Clinical trials allow researchers and medical professionals to test new treatments in a controlled manner to determine their safety and effectiveness.
Clinical trials entail research conducted on a group of people; however, it is best to understand the benefits and risks before getting involved in one.
What are the benefits of a clinical trial?
- A new treatment for an illness may be available to you before it’s offered to anyone else.
- You may be able to get more involved in the personal health care decisions.
- As part of a clinical trial, researchers may provide medical care and more frequent health checkups.
- One of the potential risk of a clinical trial is that you may you may face operational, timeliness, financial and quality risk.
- Clinical trials can be lengthy at times.
As a Researcher, what should you consider?
- Budgeting for a clinical trial might sometimes go overboard for what you decided in the first place putting you in financial jeopardy.
What can be done for risk management and clinical trial?
- Plan for a trial oversight and monitoring
- Extensive quality checks based on performance should be carried out.
- Verify that the information provided by participants is private and confidential.