Patient Information Publications
Welcome to the NIH Clinical Center's patient education resource site. Your health care staff made these resources to help you learn about taking part in clinical research at the NIH Clinical Center.
It contains useful information for you, your family, and for those who care about you. If you have any questions about what you read, feel free to speak with a member of your health care team.
Clinical Center Patient Care Units
Our patient care units and what they do, including the unit’s special features.
Taking Part in Clinical Research
Important information about the NIH Clinical Center, informed consent, policies, the Clinical Center Patient Handbook, and more.
Support, Self-Care and Symptom Management
How our staff works with you throughout your care; special information about services we offer.
Some of the conditions/diseases we study—what they are and how to manage them.
Information about some of the medications you might need while taking part in clinical research—what they do, how they work, side effects, precautions.
Explains some of the tests and procedures you might have during your research protocol.
This information is selected specifically for patients participating in clinical research protocols at the Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health. It may not apply to individuals who are patients elsewhere. If you have questions about the information presented here, talk to a member of your health care team.
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This page last updated on 06/22/2017