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Speculation on Clinical Trial participation – Vitamin D vs expensive new drug

Speculation: Randomized Controlled Trials for wonder drugs and Vitamin D have very different participations

Participation varies with
   1) How much the person is paid,
   2) The cost/availability of the drug
   3) The belief that it will help


0 % belief100 % belief
Wonder drugoften paid to participate50% chance of getting the wonder drug
   which is typically very expensive or unavailable
Vitamin Drarely paid to participateIf skip trial then have 100% chance of getting Vitamin D
Can also increase the dose if high risk, etc
Can also adjust co-factors
Can also change the type of vitamin D if not getting benefit
Vitamin D is low cost and very available

Created by admin. Last Modification: Wednesday November 1, 2017 15:23:59 UTC by admin. (Version 9)

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