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Furberg, Bengt D.

evaluating clinical research

Furberg, Bengt D. - evaluating clinical research, ebook

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Table of contents

1. What is the purpose of this book?
Bengt D. Furberg, Curt D. Furberg

2. Why is benefit-to-harm balance essential to treatment decisions?
Bengt D. Furberg, Curt D. Furberg

3. What are the strengths of randomized controlled clinical trials?
Bengt D. Furberg, Curt D. Furberg

4. What are the weaknesses of randomized controlled clinical trials?
Bengt D. Furberg, Curt D. Furberg

5. Do meta-analyses provide the ultimate truth?
Bengt D. Furberg, Curt D. Furberg

6. What are the strengths of observational studies?
Bengt D. Furberg, Curt D. Furberg

7. What are the weaknesses of observational studies?
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8. Were the scientific questions stated in advance?
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9. Were the treatment groups comparable initially?
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10. Why is blinding/masking so important?
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11. How is symptomatic improvement measured?
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12. Is it really possible to assess quality of life?
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13. What is the value of biologic markers in drug evaluation?
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14. How are adverse drug reactions measured?
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15. How representative are study subjects in clinical trials?
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16. What happened to the study subjects who disappeared from the analysis?
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17. How reliable are active-control trials?
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18. How informative are composite outcomes?
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19. Do changes in biologic markers predict clinical benefit?
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20. How trustworthy are the authors?
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21. Does publication in a reputable scientific journal guarantee quality?
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22. Is it necessary to be a biostatistician to interpret scientific data?
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23. Are all drugs of a class interchangeable?
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24. How much confidence can be placed on economic analysis?
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25. How should I handle the massive flow of information?
Bengt D. Furberg, Curt D. Furberg

26. How well is research translated into clinical care?
Bengt D. Furberg, Curt D. Furberg

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Keywords: MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General MAT029000

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780387728995

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