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Title An insider's guide to clinical trials / Curtis L. Meinert.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.


 Main Stacks  R853.C55 M43 2011    AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 279 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Clinical trials.
Clinical Trials, Phase III as Topic -- United States.
Clinical Trials, Phase IV as Topic -- United States.
Contents The language of clinical trials -- The recipe for trials -- The stages of trials -- The anatomy of trials -- Authorship and credits -- The nature of trials -- The ethics of trials -- Regulation of trials -- Research misconduct -- Myths regarding trials -- "Tricks" of the trade from a cynic -- Reading between the lines, or how to read a journal article -- Critics and criticisms -- What to make of results -- Biostatistics 101 -- Subgroup analysis vs data dredging -- Meta-analysis and systematic reviews -- Re-search -- Shopping for a trial? -- Readings -- Clinical trials and our health -- Final exam -- Last words.