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Title Clinical trials / edited by Lelia Duley and Barbara Farrell.
Imprint London : BMJ Books, ©2002.


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Description 1 online resource (x, 133 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Clinical trials.
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic.
Contents 1 Comparing like with like and the development of randomisation -- goodbye anecdotes / Charles Warlow -- 2 Why we need randomised controlled trials / Trevor Sheldon and Ann Oakley -- 3 Importance of The Cochrane Controlled Trials Register to people doing and interpreting randomised trials / Mike Clarke -- 4 What have we learned from 50 years of randomised trials for people with schizophrenia? / Clive Adams -- 5 Big is still beautiful: why we still need large simple trials / Lelia Duley and José Villar -- 6 Improving the quality, number and progress of randomised controlled trials / Robin J Prescott et al -- 7 Nuts and bolts for randomised trials / Eivind Berge and Peter Sandercock -- 8 Building resources for randomised trials / Barbara Farrell and Patsy Spark -- 9 Role of data monitoring committees / Richard Doll -- 10 Bayesian perspectives on the ethics of trials / Richard J Lilford and David A Braunholtz -- 11 "Empowering" patient choice about participation in trials? / Hazel Thornton -- Index.
Summary This authoritative book discusses the use of clinical trials in health sciences including why they are important, how to do them and how they can be used most relevantly in health care for the future.
Other Author Duley, Lelia.
Farrell, Barbara, 1946-
Other Title Print version: Clinical trials. London : BMJ Books, ©2002 0727915991.