Ethics of clinical trials from bayesian perspective: Patients make fully informed choices about entry to trials

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7404.1457 (Published 26 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1457
  1. Ian H Kunkler (i.kunkler@ed.ac.uk), consultant in clinical oncology
  1. Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU

    EDITOR—Lilford suggests that indicating to a patient offered entry to a clinical trial that the best treatment was unknown suppresses sophisticated questioning on behalf of the patient.1 I believe the opposite to be the case.

    As a clinician active in recruiting older …

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