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

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Subject Clinical trials.
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic.
Alt Name Duley, Lelia.
Farrell, Barbara, 1946-
Description 1 online resource (x, 133 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
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 The 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 Jose Villar -- 6 Improving the quality, number and progress of randomised controlled trials / Robin J Prescott et al -- 7 The nuts and bolts for randomised trials / Eivind Berge and Peter Sandercock -- 8 Building resources for randomised trials / Barbara Farrell and Patsy Spark -- 9 The 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.
ISBN 058539427X (electronic bk.)
9780585394275 (electronic bk.)
9780727915993 (electronic bk.)
0727915991 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 49852087
Additional Format Print version: Clinical trials. London : BMJ Books, 2002 0727915991

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