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- Recruitment Plan
- Retention Plan
- Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
- Risk Based Quality Management
- Route of Administration
What is a query in the clinical trial process? A query is a tool used to communicate a discrepancy/inconsistency in data found by a person (usually from a sponsor or a representative) or by software that is then forwarded to the trial site staff to get further clarification or resolution. Queries may be formed during system/auto checks, source data verification, or clinical monitoring visits.
Why are queries important?
Queries ensure are important tools in the clinical trial process as they:
- Ensure compliance with protocol.
- Assess trial data quality.
- Ensure data validity.
- Ensure data completion.
- Prevent further errors.
- Allow for successful audits.
Source: Ness, E. Clinical Data Management [Slides]. NIH National Cancer Institute. https://ccrod.cancer.gov/confluence/download/attachments/71041052/CDM.pdf