Clinical Trials A Practical Guide to Design, Analysis & Reporting.

Posted:
23
January 2007

Clinical Trials A Practical Guide to Design, Analysis, and Reporting by Duolao Wang, (PhD) and Ameet Bakhai (MBBS, MRCP) is the result of a unique collaboration between two experts in the exciting fields of medicine & science. The publication seamlessly integrates important contributions from leading clinicians in the research field, including Dr Radivoj Arezina, MD MSc, Reseach Director, and Dr Ulrike Lorch, MD, FRCA, MFPM, Medical Director at Richmond Pharmacology.The authors have produced this publication to serve as a model guide for anyone entering the world of clinical trials; from people who work within the industry to others for use as an indispensable foundation to browse and refer to. Certainly, absorbing the key chapters is an ideal starting point for everyone involved in writing, reading, or evaluating reports relating to clinical trials.The book is divided into five sections, covering issues that occur during all stages of clinical trials:

  • Fundamentals of Trial Design
  • Alternative
  • Trial Designs
  • Basics of Statistical Analysis
  • Special Trial Issues in
  • Data Analysis
  • Reporting and Publication of Trials

Reviews:“Essential for clinicians and researchers at all levels – demystifies clinical trials and biostatistics by providing clear relevant guidance.”Joseph Pergolizzi, MD – Johns Hopkins University“This book covers an area that is rarely emphasized in a succinct manner…deals with the basics, and provides the more interested reader with an in-depth understanding of the more subtle issues.”Salim Yusuf, MBBS, PhD – McMaster University"The more this book is used as a basis for future clinical trials, the better will be the quality of evidence on which treatments and healthcare interventions are evaluated."Stephen Sharp – Pharmaceutical Statistics 2006;5:242–3."This book cannot be recommended highly enough. It is well thought out, logical in presentation and addresses this critical area in a way which makes it ideal for those setting out for the first time on clinical trial work as well as those who need an authoritative reference book."Andy Broadhurst – The British Journal of Cardiology 2006;13:366

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