Most clinical trials frequently take place in hospitals or medical clinics. Chances are, every hospital you’ve visited has housed multiple clinical trials. Not all trials are inpatient, though. Trials can be outpatient, too.

A medical professional is available to you at all times, and any adverse events that arise are quickly managed. The entire process may feel no different from any other hospitalization or procedure.

This information first appeared on Healthline. Page last reviewed on June 23, 2017.