Clinical Trials and Communicating Safely

Rose Ermete

communication, clinical trials
CJON 2012, 16(1), 25-27. DOI: 10.1188/12.CJON.25-27

In the arena of clinical trials, patient safety is of the highest concern. Despite rules and regulations to protect participants, errors still occur. Deviations from standard practice, complexity, and unfamiliarity all may contribute to errors that occur in the research setting. Detailed and precise communication must exist between the research team and clinical staff to maintain patient safety and protocol integrity.

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