The patient volunteer

By John Pickering 25/02/2014 1


Me

Curious

Ignorant

Seeker of understanding

Hunter of truths

 

Volunteer

Hurting

Vulnerable

Seeker of healing

Hunter for relief

 

Volunteer

Willing

Generous

Seeker of understanding

Hunter of truths

Tagged: Clinical trials, Emergency Department, patient, volunteer


One Response to “The patient volunteer”

  • […] Acknowledgment: This was a massive undertaking that required the collaboration of dozens of people from all around the world – their patience and willingness to participate is much appreciated. My clinical colleague and co-first author, Dr Martin Than provided a lot of the energy as well as intelligence for this project. As always, I am deeply appreciative of my sponsors: the Emergency Care Foundation, Canterbury Medical Research Foundation, Canterbury District Health Board, and University of Otago Christchurch. There will be readers who have contributed financially to the first two (charities) – I thank you – your generosity made this possible, and there will be readers who have volunteered for clinical studies – you are my heroes. […]