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Our main concern is the safety of all participants in our studies. Thus, all studies are subject to strict scientific evaluation and must be approved by an ethics committee before starting. In addition, follow-up visits and inspections take place several times during the study to ensure the proper functioning and study safety for patients. The research team also includes doctors and staff trained to respond to problems.
It all depends on the type of study. You can discuss the options available to you with the research staff of the studies you wish to join.
Informed consent is the permission given by a participant to carry out a specific study or intervention, having previously received all the information necessary to make this decision.
Yes. All information collected will be kept confidential to the extent provided by law. You will only be identified by a code number and no identifying information will be used.
You will be evaluated by our medical team in order to take a decision on what is best for you. Your safety is the priority.
Yes, participation in studies is completely voluntary. Your consent can be withdrawn at any time and you will not have to justify yourself.
Generally yes. However, the answer to this question varies for each study. Your usual medication will be evaluated by a healthcare professional.
The treatments you will receive and the tests you will undertake depend on the studies. All treatments, risks, tests and exams will be explained to you at the study start. You can ask any questions you want.
It all depends on the type of study you are participating in. Studies testing a treatment or research product generally include medical visits with a doctor, while other studies, such as surveys, do not.
Generally yes. There is a financial compensation for the majority of studies and the amount varies between studies.
Yes. You will be able to know the general results of this study if you ask the responsible researcher at the study end. However, you will not be able to get your individual results, you will only have the overall study results.
No. The financial compensation covers such costs.