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Title: Could digital patient communities be the launch pad for patient-centric trial design?
Author: Wicks, P.
Date Published: 2014
Reference: Trials, 15, 172
Are service users or carers authors: No/Not Known

Abstract: The author suggests that digital technology could be used as a way of involving large numbers of patients throughout a clinical trial. He reports on recent examples where online communities of patients have shared data informally, and suggests such a mechanism is used to deliver the benefits of involvement for clinical trial design.

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Categories: health
reflecting on public involvement in research
journal article

Date Entered: 2014/08/20

Date Edited: 2014/08/20

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