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Clinical Trials

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
7.5
ECTS points
3.75
Level
Level 7
Module lead
Beth Stuart
Academic year
2021-22

Module overview

This module provides an introduction to the statistical challenges arising in planning and conducting clinical trials. The main topics will cover: Clinical Trials of Parallel or cross-over design;

Randomization, Treatment Comparison and Confidence Intervals, the use of Baseline Characteristics, Multiplicity in trials, the Protocol, deciding the Sample size, Blinding, Reviewing a Paper reporting a clinical trial, Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis, Monitoring trials

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