As a result of the expansion in the area of pharmaceutical medicinethere is an ever-increasing need for educational resources. The Dictionary of ClinicalTrials, Second Edition comprehensively explains the3000 words and short phrases commonly used when designing, running,analysing and reporting clinical trials.
This book is a quick, pocket reference tool to understand thecommon and less well-used terms within the discipline of clinicaltrials, and provides an alternative to the textbooks available.Terms are heavily cross-referenced, which helps the reader tounderstand how terms fit into the broad picture of clinicaltrials.
* Wide ranging, brief, pragmatic explanations of clinical trialterminology
* Scope includes medical, statistical, epidemiological, ethical,regulatory and data management terminology
* Thoroughly revised and expanded - increase of 280 terms fromFirst Edition, reference to Cochrane included
From the reviews of the First Edition:
"This invaluable text explains the majority of clinical trialterms, in alphabetical order, that are likely to be found inclinical trial protocols, reports, regulatory guidelines, andpublished manuscripts. Fully comprehensive - provides definitionsof clinical trial terms in one complete volume. Includesextensive use of graphs throughout." LA DOC STI
".covers a range of subject matter, with emphasis onmedical, statistical, epidemiological and ethical terms. a usefuladjunct to standard clinical trial texts. a reference source tokeep within easy reach." TALANTA
The Dictionary of Clinical Trials, Second Editionis a 'must-have' for all pharmaceutical companies whoconduct a lot of clinical trials, in all or one therapeuticarea. The book is also of interest for public health andhealth science workers, and for contract research organisations anddepartments of medicine, where medics are involved with clinicaltrials.