The perils of early study discontinuation

TitleThe perils of early study discontinuation
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsNusbaum, N
JournalResearch Ethics
Date Published2015
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsACQUISITION , Clinical , Data , design , FINANCE , Medical , research , standards
AbstractClinical trials in medicine often derive their financial support from the manufacturer of a device or pharmaceutical, but one must view with caution trial designs that allow an interested sponsor to terminate data collection. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]Copyright of Research Ethics is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts.)
NotesNusbaum, Neil 1; Email Address:; Affiliation: 1: Department of Veterans Affairs, Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System, USA; Source Info: Mar2015, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p39; Subject Term: CLINICAL trials; Subject Term: FINANCE; Subject Term: ACQUISITION of data; Subject Term: MEDICAL research -- Moral & ethical aspects; Subject Term: RESEARCH; Subject Term: STANDARDS; Subject Term: DESIGN & construction; Author-Supplied Keyword: clinical equipoise; Author-Supplied Keyword: clinical trials; Author-Supplied Keyword: data safety monitoring boards; Author-Supplied Keyword: research ethics; Number of Pages: 3p; Document Type: Article