provides project management consultant services to the Canadian organization (N2). She also works as a patient consultant for other organizations.
Have you ever wondered what clinical trials are? How they work? What the potential benefits and risks are? If a clinical trial is an option for you or someone you know we hope that a new website called () will answer a number of these questions for you, and help you make an informed decision about clinical trials. The website also includes some questions to ask if you’re interested in becoming a participant as well as what to expect, and a large glossary of terms.
ItStartsWithMe.ca was created by the (N2), a Canadian organization that represents organizations that carry out clinical research ...continue reading →
Graeme Rocker is a professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax
Editor’s note: Part I of this series appeared as a in CMAJ; parts II , III and IV appeared on CMAJ Blogs.
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