Clinical Trials / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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This authoritative book discusses the use of clinical trials inhealth sciences including why they are important, how to do themand how they can be used most relevantly in health care for thefuture.The chapters are based on papers given at an Oxford seminar byleading figures in this field and the discussions that followed.The book will be of particular interest to clinical trialists andthe pharmaceutical industry.
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About the Author
Lelia Duley is an Obstetric Epidemiologist at the Institute of Health Sciences in Oxford, UK.
Table of Contents
Comparing like with like and the development ofrandomisation.
Why we need randomised controlled trials.
Keeping track of trial reports; the experience of The CochraneTrials Register.
What have we learned from 50 years of randomised trials forpeople with schizophrenia.
Big is still beautiful: why we still need large simpletrials.
Factors that limit the number, quality and progress ofrandomised 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?.