Term Clinical Trials Research Projects
Code LT-1530.1550
Definition Observational and interventional medical research programs that are currently looking for patients with specific diseases or conditions or related health profiles who are willing to volunteer to help determine the safety, effectiveness, dosage requirements and side effects of new drugs, medical products or techniques. Clinical trials may also assess new screening tests, evaluate the application of new diagnostic tests in choosing treatment regimens, evaluate supportive care methods, test the safety and effectiveness of medical devices, teach lifestyle changes or investigate options for improving the quality of life for people who have serious medical conditions.
Created 5/3/06
Changed 5/4/10
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See Also References COVID-19 Antibody Test Development (JP-1500.1520)
COVID-19 Antibody Tests (LF-4900.1562)
COVID-19 Immunization Clinics (LT-3400.1525)
COVID-19 Immunization Home Visits (LT-3400.1530)
COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kits (LF-4900.1567)
External Classification Terms Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NTE E30)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (USA HC-300)
Patient Care/Health Care Delivery (NPC E09)
Related Concepts Disabilities
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Bibliographic References "Clinical Trials Information for Physicians", National Cancer Institute website, http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/cancernet/903901.html

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