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Santo António - Pediatric Clinical Trials

26 April 2023
Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Santo António

Santo António - Pediatric Clinical Trials

Learn more about pediatric clinical research with Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Santo António: Pediatric clinical trials.


Why is research in children important? 

What type of studies do we conduct?

What is a clinical trial?

What is informed consent?

Who can participate in a clinical trial?

How is children’s follow-up during a clinical trial?

What results can we expect?



This video is specifically directed at children, youngsters, parents, and caregivers.

It resulted from the "LEARN: COMMUNICATE CLINICAL TRIALS IN A PEDIATRIC ENVIRONMENT" project and received the AICIB 2021 award granted by the Agency for Clinical Research and Biomedical Innovation to Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Santo António.

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Clinical trials directed at children and young people have particularities that differentiate them from adult studies. Participation in a clinical trial is a joint decision between the physician, the patient, and caregivers based on the available information.

The video shown here is directed at the pediatric population and represents a small contribution to this decision-making process, sharing information that can be easily understood by all.


More information about clinical trials on our website at:

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