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Impact of clinical trials on the practice of medicine

Curtis L. Meinert and Susan Tonascia

in Clinical Trials

Published in print September 1986 | ISBN: 9780195035681
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864478 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195035681.003.0007

Series: Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Impact of clinical trials on the practice of medicine

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This chapter discusses factors that influence the way in which results from trials are viewed and used in everyday medical practice. The University Group Diabetes Program is used as case study.

Keywords: clinical trials; medical practice; University Group Diabetes Program; results

Chapter.  7548 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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