Myths Regarding Trials

Curtis L. Meinert

in An Insider’s Guide to Clinical Trials

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780199742967
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199897278 | DOI:
Myths Regarding Trials

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This chapter discusses some of the myths and misconceptions regarding clinical trials. Among these are that most trials are done with males, that women and their diseases are understudied relative to those of males, and the validity of trials depends on having representative study populations.

Keywords: clinical trial; myths; misconceptions; males; validity

Chapter.  3609 words. 

Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology

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