Patient Recruitment

TitlePatient Recruitment
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsStanford Biodesign, Stanford University,
PublisherStanford Biodesign, Stanford University
AbstractYou are a second-year fellow-in-training in cardiovascular medicine, and your supervisor - a well known speaker at national meetings and a member of the "Speaker's Bureau of a large medical device and pharmaceutical company is recruiting patients for a clinical study on acute coronary syndromes at your local clinic. He is having trouble recruiting patients for the study. Today, he identifies two patients that he says would be perfect for the study, though you had thought that the patients did not have acute coronary syndromes based on your preliminary interview them them. Your supervisor tells you that you must have missed the significance of their symptoms, and that they do have the condition. What should you do?
URLhttp://biodesign.stanford.edu/bdn/ethicscases/13patientrecruitment.jsp
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