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Clinical Trials

Click on the following National Institute of Health link to find informative Clinical Trials information: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus

This 56-slide interactive patient education module answers:

  • What is a Clinical Trial?
  • Why are Clinical Trials Important?
  • Why Should You be Interested in a Clinical Trial?
  • How are Clinical Trials Conducted? 
  • Informed Consent
  • What Protection Do You Have as a Participant in a Clinical Trial?
  • How to Find Trials using ClinicalTrials.gov

Additional Reasearch Links:

AAHRPP (Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc.)
www.AAHRPP.org

Autism Society of America
www.autism-society.org
Serving the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy, education, public awareness, and research.

Center for Information & Study on Clinical Research
www.ciscrp.org
CISCRP is a nonprofit group dedicated to educating and informing the public, patients, medical/research communities, the media, and policy makers about clinical research participation.

CenterWatch
www.centerwatch.com
Resources for patients and families interested in participating in clinical trials.

ClinicalTrials.gov
www.clinicaltrials.gov
Clinical trial registry and results database providing information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, study locations, and contact information.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
www.fda.gov
Regulations, news and science-based information to promote animal and human health.

National Institutes of Health
www.nih.gov
Disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment information, and innovations in medical research invested in improving health.

The National Sleep Foundation
www.sleepfoundation.org
An independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving public health and safety by achieving understanding of sleep and sleep disorders, and by supporting education, sleep-related research, and advocacy.

ResearchMatch
www.researchmatch.org  
Participant registry funded in part by the National Institute of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program. 

SAMHSA, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
www.samhsa.gov/index.aspx 
Mental health information and support.

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