Literature and Tools

Literature & Tools

How can you find the best solution for your accrual challenge? AccrualNet™ helps by bringing useful information together, into a single location.

In this section, you will find annotated resources such as journal articles, education materials, and sample materials and forms. These resources are organized around common issues and tagged with helpful keywords to help you find information quickly.

Patient-Related Issues

Understanding the perspective and needs of the clinical trial participant is key to planning and running a successful trial and are addressed in the resources found in this section. 

Knowledge/Attitudes/Beliefs | Language or Cultural Barriers | Logistics/Transportation | Underserved | Low Literacy | Non-English Speaking | Cost/Insurance | Urban | Rural | Remuneration

Provider-Related Issues

The provider’s awareness, attitudes and experience of clinical trials are important factors that can make or break a study and are addressed in the resources found in this section. 

Level of Clinical Trials Knowledge or Awareness | Incentives | Staff Experience Level | Physician Champions | Provider-Patient Relationship | Attitudes

Systems and Regulatory Issues

The impact of systems issues and regulatory issues on clinical trial accrual cannot be overlooked. Perspectives on dealing with this aspect of accrual are addressed in the resources found in this section.

Insurance Coverage | International | Institutional Issues | Regulatory Issues | Inadequate Staffing

Study Issues

Use the resources in this section of AccrualNet™ to ensure that the protocol is written in a way that minimizes burden to both participants and staff.

Eligibility | Placebo | Randomization | Study Burden

Ethical Issues

Basic moral principles and patient’s rights in relation to clinical research participation and accrual are addressed in the resources found in this section.

Consent | Financial Incentives | Provider Influence | Conflict of Interest