Clinical Trials in Osteoporosis

  • Derek Pearson
  • Colin G. Miller

Part of the Clinical Trials book series (CLINICAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Colin G. Miller, Derek Pearson
      Pages 1-4
  3. Study Design and the Pretrial Phase

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Derek Pearson, Colin G. Miller
      Pages 7-25
    3. Derek Pearson, Colin G. Miller
      Pages 27-46
  4. Performing the Trial

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Dorothy Adams, Colin G. Miller
      Pages 91-102
    3. Susan A. Earnshaw
      Pages 103-140
    4. Derek Pearson, Nigel Lawson
      Pages 141-159
  5. Data Analysis and Presentation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
  6. Background

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Jonathan R. Bayly
      Pages 189-210
    3. David J. Hosking
      Pages 211-233
    4. Penny Blackwell, Ian M. Godber, Nigel Lawson
      Pages 247-269
    5. Colin G. Miller
      Pages 271-278
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 279-292

About this book


The second revised and updated edition of Clinical Trials in Osteoporosis is a practical handbook on clinical trials in the growing field of osteoporosis. Topics covered include study design, technical issues, data collection, quality assurance, data analysis and presentation. It takes the user through the process step-by-step from start to finish, also providing a background on regulatory guidelines, ethical implications, endpoints, current therapies and the ideal drug to use.

Clinical Trials in Osteoporosis is intended to serve as a practical manual for clinicians and scientists coming to the subject new and to provide a standard for existing centers to measure themselves against.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Derek Pearson
    • 1
  • Colin G. Miller
    • 2
  1. 1.Medical Physics & Clinical Engineering DepartmentNottingham University Hospitals NHS TrustNottinghamUK
  2. 2.Medical AffairsBio-Imaging Technologies Inc.NewtownUSA

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