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Human Experimentation

Methodologic issues fundamental to clinical trials

  • Ton J. Cleophas

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About this book

Introduction

Despite their effectiveness in the evaluation of new pharmacological compounds, controlled clinical trials are sometimes inadequate. Using data from the literature as well as from the author's own experience with clinical trials, Human Experimentation: Methodologic Issues Fundamental to Clinical Trials addresses such inadequacies and tries to provide solutions. This work is the first to thoroughly examine these unsolved inadequacies and problems with the design and the execution of clinical trials and, more importantly, to provide solutions for these problems. It is important for anyone who is involved in clinical research: clinicians, pharmacists, biochemists, statisticians, nurses, sponsors, etc., and anyone who is involved in applying results of research to patients, i.e. physicians.

Keywords

assessment clinical research clinical trial correlation diseases drug evaluation quality of life research

Authors and affiliations

  • Ton J. Cleophas
    • 1
  1. 1.European Diploma of Pharmaceutical MedicineAlbert Schweitzer Hospital DordrechtNetherlands

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