Prevalence and Characteristics of Interventional Trials Conducted Exclusively in Elderly Persons: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Registered Clinical Trials.

BACKGROUND:Elderly patients represent the greatest consumers of healthcare per capita but have historically been underrepresented in clinical trials. It is unknown how many trials are designed to focus exclusively on elderly patients. OBJECTIVE:To define the prevalence of interventional trials that...

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Main Authors: Florence T Bourgeois, Karen L Olson, Tony Tse, John P A Ioannidis, Kenneth D Mandl
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2016-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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