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Clinical Trials: Design, Conduct and Analysis

Curtis L. Meinert


This book starts with a general discussion of clinical trials. It goes on to describe the activities of a typical study, comparing single center and multicenter trials, reviewing cost factors and assessing the usefulness of clinical trials for the practice of medicine. The book then considers design principles and practices such as sample size estimates and the mechanics of treatment masking, and provides a detailed consideration of a variety of issues involved in implementation and analysis, including execution, follow-up, and quality assurance. The book also includes a three-chapter section ... More

Keywords: typical study, single center trials, multicenter trials, costs factors, design principles, sample size estimates, treatment masking, execution, follow-up, quality assurance

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Print publication date: 1986 Print ISBN-13: 9780195035681
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195035681.001.0001


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