Applied Clinical Trials-03-01-2003

Applied Clinical Trials

Electronic Diaries, Part 2: The Role of the Clinical Protocol in Developing and Implementing Electronic Diaries

March 01, 2003

Feature Article

Subject diaries are used in about one-fourth of all clinical trials to collect data on primary and secondary endpoints.1 Part 1 of this four-part series on developing and implementing subject diaries compared and contrasted traditional paper and electronic diaries.2

Is Linux in Your Future?

March 01, 2003

Technology Viewpoint

Like all new technologies, the potential benefits of Linux also carry risk for pharmaceutical developers.

Dietitians as Study Coordinators

March 01, 2003

Feature Article

Registered dietitians can be effective study coordinators, as was shown during a hemodialysis study.

Privacy Rules Plague Clinical Research

March 01, 2003

View from Washington

The HIPAA privacy policy limits the use of protected health information to that required or permitted by regulations.

A Clinical Trials Litigation Web Site

March 01, 2003

Media Review

A review of clinical trials lawsuit king Alan Milstein's Web site.

EU Ethics and Africa Trials

March 01, 2003

View from Brussels

After committing itself to researching poverty-linked diseases, the EU is working to decide what responsibilities it has to EU-funded research activities in developing nations.