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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2007, Vol. 5 ›› Issue (3): 243-246.doi: 10.3736/jcim20070303

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Case recruitment in large-scale clinical trials of traditional Chinese medicine

Hong-bo Cao, Hong-cai Shang, Ming Ren, Jun-hua Zhang, Xin Gao, Yao-zu Xiang, Guo-hua Dai, Yang Wang, Xiu-mei Gao, Bo-li Zhang   

  1. Clinical Research Assessment Centre, Research Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin 300193, China
  • Online:2007-05-31 Published:2007-05-15

Case recruitment of large-scale clinical trials should be strictly checked in quality and quantity for it is the key to clinical trial. This study discusses the main difficulties and countermeasures in the case recruitment of large sample, multi-center clinical trials according to the national research project "Myocardial Infarction Secondary Prevention Study in Traditional Chinese Medicine".

Key words: traditional Chinese medicine, randomized controlled trials, patient participation, patient selection

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