A need to try everything: patient participation in phase I trials.

@article{Moore2001ANT,
  title={A need to try everything: patient participation in phase I trials.},
  author={Sally Falk Moore},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={738-47}
}
RATIONALE The area of phase I trials is fraught with ethical dilemmas and controversy. Most existing research focuses on issues of human rights and the informed consent procedure. Little attention has been given to patients' perceptions of participating in such trials. DESIGN This paper describes a study using qualitative interviews and open-stem questionnaires to begin to explore patients' own perceptions of any benefits from participating in phase I trials. RESULTS Findings suggest that… CONTINUE READING