What to Expect When
Participating in a Clinical Trial...

INFO

1. PRE-SCREENING

Intial conversation by phone or in the clinic with a team member of the study team to tell you about the study opportunity.
 
 
2. INFORMED-CONSENT

Form that explains your rights and obligations as a participant in the study.
 
 
3. SCREENING

Do you meet the basic study requirements? Vitals, labs, medical history, exams or other procedures may be conducted.
 
 
4. ENROLLMENT/ RANDOMIZATION

You are assigned to a treatment course, which could be a placebo. You and your doctor may not know what you receive.
 
 
5. STUDY VISITS

These may be days, week or months apart. The study protocol outlines what may happen at each visit, such as labs, physical exam, questionnaires or other tests/ procedures.
 
 
6. END OF STUDY TREATMENT

At this point you may no longer receive treatment or placebo.
 
7. FOLLOW-UP PERIOD

The study team may call you, or you may have occasional appointments to assess how you are doing after ending study treatment.
 
 
8. COMPLETION
 
Your participating in the study has ended.

PMG Research. “Participate in a Clinical Trial – Touch Another Life.” Participate in Clinical Trials | Volunteer for Clinical Studies at PMG, PMG Research, 27 Sept. 2017, www.pmg-research.com/participants.aspx#participantprocess.
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