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Title:
Clinical trials : what patients and healthy volunteers need to know
Author:
Speid, Lorna.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xiv, 186 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Why I wrote this book -- Understanding clinical trials -- Oversight of clinical trials -- Ethical conduct of clinical trials -- Assessing risks versus benefits -- Other issues to consider as a research subject -- The role of the clinical investigator -- The drug development process -- Gene transfer clinical research and other experimental approaches -- Clinical trials involving the elderly -- Clinical trials involving children -- Clinical trials involving rare or orphan diseases -- Clinical trials involving disabled and vulnerable groups.
ISBN:
9780199734160
Format :
Book