Search ClinicalTrials.gov with Dialog

Search ClinicalTrials.gov on Dialog to access the world’s largest collection of clinical trials data. ClinicalTrials.gov is provided by the U. S. National Library of Medicine and holds registrations from over 375,000 research studies in 220 countries.

By accessing ClinicalTrials.gov on the Dialog platform, you can use Dialog’s advanced precision search features to find the data you need for a wide range of use cases, from systematic reviews to drug safety literature screening. 

Take a look below to learn more about the advantages of using Dialog for searching through ClinicalTrials.gov.

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The benefits of using Dialog to search ClinicalTrials.gov

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Search ClinicalTrials.gov with Precision Search Functionality

Dialog allows users to perform cross-database searches, download results, save searches and create custom reports, all in a single interface. This helps improve collaboration and enables organisations to create custom search workflows that meet their specific requirements. 

In addition, search results are provided in a native qualitative XML format that integrates seamlessly into downstream workflows.

Dialog also includes the Dialog® Alerts Manager, which lets users easily manage multiple searches and set up research alerts. 

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Search Other Databases in the Same Interface

Through Dialog, researchers can access and search peer-reviewed content in over 140 literature databases (including Embase, MEDLINE and International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, among others). Together, these databases offer:

  • 1.5 billion authoritative records
  • 20 million pages of newspapers
  • 33 full-text patent authorities
  • 69 bibliographic patent authorities

Using Dialog to search ClinicalTrials.gov

We work with businesses around the world to support their pharmaceutical and scientific research efforts. As well as helping them search Embase, we work with them to achieve their end goals – whether that’s a research outcome or regulatory compliance. Click on the examples below to find out more and see how we can support you. 

If you need to access ClinicalTrials.gov, get in touch with us to discuss how we can help you.  

About ClinicalTrials.gov

ClinicalTrials.gov is a database of privately and publicly funded clinical studies conducted around the world. A clinical study is a research study involving human volunteers that is intended to add to medical knowledge. There are two types of clinical studies: interventional studies, also called clinical trials, and observational studies. Both are included in this database, as are expanded access programs. A clinical trial is essentially a test of an intervention such as a new drug, diet, device or lifestyle change on a condition (disease or illness) to find out if it is safe and effective in people. The description of the study is provided in full and in addition about 12% of the documents also present the results, in tabular form, of completed studies. Information about the study includes the condition, intervention, study design, phase, status, eligibility criteria, outcome measures, locations where the study is being conducted, sponsor, funding type, contact information, and more. Studies listed in the database are conducted in the USA and in 219 other countries. The full-text of the study and specific indexing of the condition, intervention, outcome measures and several other study sections facilitate precise searching and accurate recall

Use ClinicalTrials.gov to answer such questions as:

  • What is the latest evidence for anti-PD-1 therapies in the treatment of cancer?
  • Which studies can I use as a model for my own clinical trial?
  • How effective is the Jamboxx device in treating patients with decreased respiratory function?
  • Which companies are running phase 2 trials on treatments for myeloid leukemia?
  • What are the adverse effects of nivolumab?

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