Clinical Trials in Osteoporosis by Derek Pearson, Colin G. Miller

By Derek Pearson, Colin G. Miller

The second one revised and up-to-date version of "Clinical Trials in Osteoporosis" is a pragmatic instruction manual on medical trials within the starting to be box of osteoporosis. issues coated comprise learn layout, technical concerns, facts assortment, caliber insurance, facts research and presentation. It takes the person during the method step by step from begin to end, additionally delivering a history on regulatory instructions, moral implications, endpoints, present remedies and the fitting drug to use.
"Clinical Trials in Osteoporosis" is meant to function a realistic handbook for clinicians and scientists coming to the topic new and to supply a customary for current facilities to degree themselves opposed to.

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The screening visit will take approximately 2 hours. At the end of the screening visit, it might be decided that you are not suitable to continue in the study because of your medical history. You will be paid travel expenses at the end of the visit. If you are suitable to continue in the study, you will be asked to attend for a second visit within 1 month of the screening visit. The format of the visit will be similar to the screening visit, but no more X-rays will be taken. You will, however, be required to have further DXA and ultrasound scans.

However, this position raises the question of ethics regarding the acceptability of treating subjects in one country rather than another when it comes to clinical trials. We do not have a uniform world in terms of health policy and each country has its own view of health and its treatment. Therefore, it might be possible to perform trials ethically in one country and not another, although any sponsor has ethical and moral responsibilities in the planning of a trial, regardless of the country in which it is conducted.

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