Clinical Trials by Lelia DuleyClinical Trials by Lelia Duley

Clinical Trials

EditorLelia Duley, Barbara Farrell

Paperback | December 21, 2001

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This authoritative book discusses the use of clinical trials in health sciences including why they are important, how to do them and how they can be used most relevantly in health care for the future.
The chapters are based on papers given at an Oxford seminar by leading figures in this field and the discussions that followed.
The book will be of particular interest to clinical trialists and the pharmaceutical industry.
Title:Clinical TrialsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.6 × 5.5 × 0.34 inPublished:December 21, 2001Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0727915991

ISBN - 13:9780727915993

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Table of Contents





Comparing like with like and the development of randomisation.

Why we need randomised controlled trials.

Keeping track of trial reports; the experience of The Cochrane Trials Register.

What have we learned from 50 years of randomised trials for people with schizophrenia.

Big is still beautiful: why we still need large simple trials.

Factors that limit the number, quality and progress of randomised trials.

The nuts and bolts of doing trials.

Building resources for randomised trials.

The role of data monitoring committees.

Bayesian perspectives on the ethics of trials.

"Empowering" patient choice about participation in trials?.