Clinical trials

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199603640
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730610 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Clinical trials

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Clinical trial regulations 108

Licensing of a clinical trial 109

Clinical trial development phases 110

Trial design, randomization, and blinding 111

European Clinical Trials Directive 112

Clinical trials: hospital pharmacy guidance 114

Ethical committees 116

Clinical trials form a fundamental part in the research, development, and licensing of new medicines. Research of how the drug interacts in humans is essential to ensure safe and effective medicines are licensed as new treatments. It is an exciting and varied role at the cutting edge of modern research with trials ranging across all therapeutic specialities. Clinical Trial pharmacists are therefore required to have a broad clinical knowledge and a specialist knowledge of the regulations that clinical trials have to follow....

Chapter.  3149 words. 

Subjects: Pharmacology

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