Study Partners: Essential Collaborators in Discovering Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease
The article addresses ways to facilitate study partner participation in clinical trials, such as by removing logistical barriers, offering payment, and providing paid, protected time off for study visits. The authors suggest that incentivizing participation, especially among non-spousal partners, could improve overall recruitment rates and generalizability of study results.
Largent EA, Karlawish J, Grill JD. Study partners: Essential collaborators in discovering treatments for Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's Research and Therapy 2018;10(1):101.