Clinical Trials FAQ - Institute for Respiratory Health

Clinical Trials FAQ

What is a clinical trial?

A clinical trial is a research program conducted with patients to evaluate a new medical treatment, drug, or device. The purpose of clinical trials is to find new and improved methods of treating, preventing, screening for and diagnosing different diseases.

We’ve provided basic information about our clinical research trials to help you understand what’s involved in participating. This includes information about the benefits and risks, how you get involved and how your information is protected. Learning all you can about clinical trials can help you make a decision that is right for you.

What’s involved?

Who can participate in clinical trial testing?

What are the possible benefits for me?

What are the possible risks for me?

Will I get the placebo?

Will my information be kept confidential?

How can I get involved?

To find out if a trial is suitable for you or for more information contact our Clinical Trials Recruitment Officer, Alana at alana.perchard@resphealth.uwa.edu.au, phone 6151 0838 or 6151 0888.

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