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Achieving High Retention Rate of Clinical Trial Subjects

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Title:  Achieving High Retention Rate of Clinical Trial Subjects
Author:  Aravind Murugesan, MD
Date:  07/27/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Clinical trials; Rural population; India; Unique identification system; Patient reminder protocol
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description:  This is a research presentation of simple and practical solutions to the problem of losing patients to follow-up in clinical trials and maintaining a high retention rate. The discussion centers on problems encountered in India, but should be applicable in both the developing world and developed world.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15981
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