background material

background material

Information pertinent to understanding a clinical trial protocol.

Examples
Investigator brochure; literature review with references; history of similar agents used in current practice or in other trials; rationale; other documentation that places a study in context or presents critical features.
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School officials are now researching the history of each proposed name and will provide students with background material on the choices.
A lengthy introduction provides background material for those unfamiliar with Roa to Divorce.
DVD, which offers video and audio equivalent to that of laser discs along with massive amounts of background material, has yet to be endorsed by Walt Disney, Paramount and 20th Century Fox.
Further details on arrival and departure at each stop are available upon request, as well as background material on the tour, the special and the private owners of the vintage cars.
DVDs, which first went on sale in March in seven markets including Los Angeles, offer video and audio equivalent to that of a laser-disc player along with massive amounts of background material.
Includes the authors introduction to background material as well as a conclusion for a handy overview of the field and its modern applications
Publishers, sensing prospective customers, are targeting the clubs with reader's guides containing Q&As with authors and the background material that used to go out only to book reviewers.
As this discussion will start anew once the EC Court of Justice will have decided the question whether the EC may provide for penal environmental sanctions, this book will deliver useful background material to the role and the protection of the environment in the European Union at the begin of this 21st century.
White House spokesman Mark Fabiani called it ``an innocent bureaucratic mistake'' and said there was no indication anyone reviewed the FBI background material.
FBI background material typically includes interviews about a prospective government employee with neighbors and acquaintances.
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