Clinical Study Data Management Systems

  • Prakash M. Nadkarni
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)


Clinical Study Data Management Systems (CSDMSs) support the process of managing data gathered during clinical research. Clinical research involves much more than clinical data management – for example, research-grant tracking and reporting to the sponsor and to institutional review boards (IRBs, also called Human Investigations Committees) as well as financial management. I’ll focus on the data-capture, reporting and query aspects, as these are the components that benefit from metadata.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Prakash M. Nadkarni
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  1. 1.School of MedicineYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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