Saving lives by testing treatments

In the late 1940s, groups of researchers in Europe and the USA led one of the most important developments of medical research by refining the methods for testing treatments in random trials. At that time, neonatologists were worried about a major outbreak of a new kind of visual loss affecting thousands of the prematurely born … Continue reading Saving lives by testing treatments


Non-inferiority and equivalence trials

Non-inferiority and equivalence trials have methodological features that differ from superiority trials and present particular difficulties in design, conduct, analysis, and interpretation. Although the rationale for such trials occurs frequently, those designed and described specifically as non-inferiority or equivalence trials appear less commonly in the medical literature. Learn more about NI and E RCTs by attending … Continue reading Non-inferiority and equivalence trials

Methods of Clinical Trials

Workshop Title: Clinical Trials. Workshop Code: HERU-WS01. Venue: Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital - Third Floor. Future Events Single day workshop The Concept Development Process (Session 1) The Experimental Design Process (Session 2) The Statistical Inference Process (Session 3) The workshop announced by The Cochrane Collaboration Past Events Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 9.30 am – 2.00 pm. (Single day … Continue reading Methods of Clinical Trials