Clinical trials: A state-of-the-art assessment

Curtis L. Meinert and Susan Tonascia

in Clinical Trials

Published in print September 1986 | ISBN: 9780195035681
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864478 | DOI:

Series: Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Clinical trials: A state-of-the-art assessment

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This chapter reviews the state of the art of clinical trials. Topics discussed include existing inventories, trials as seen through the published literature, small sample size as a common design flaw, and future needs.

Keywords: clinical trials; single center trials; multicenter trials; sample size

Chapter.  3607 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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