About all the clinical trials
All clinical trials have guidelines about which can, and who cannot, participate. These guidelines are called inclusion and exclusion criteria. Inclusion criteria are factors that allow someone to participate in a clinical trial. Exclusion criteria are factors that disallow someone from participating. These criteria help to produce reliable results. Some factors considered are age, gender, the type and stage of a disease, previous treatment history, and other medical conditions. A participant must qualify for a study before participating. It is important to note that inclusion and exclusion criteria are not used to reject people personally. Instead, the criteria are used to identify appropriate participants and keep them safe. The criteria help ensure that researchers will be able to answer the questions they plan to study.
More of the headache research
Headache Care Center is a nationally recognized referral center for clinicians and patients seeking an interdisciplinary and personalized approach to the treatment of headache. Founded in 1996, Headache Care Center is on the forefront of research, education, and treatment. Staffed with highly qualified national experts in the field of headache, the clinic is a state-of-the-art facility centrally located in Springfield, Missouri, easily making it a medical destination for individuals suffering from all forms of headache. In addition to treatment expertise, our providers are on the cutting edge in the field of headache with participation in our clinical research division, Clinvest, and our professional education division, Primary Care Network. Our medical and professional staffs have authored numerous books and articles for patients and professionals, and they are frequent presenters at national and international professional organizations.
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