David L. Sackett, MD
Sackett D.; Reviews and Notes: Clinical Trials Dictionary: Terminology and Usage Recommendations. Ann Intern Med. 1996;125:429. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-125-5-199609010-00040
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1996;125(5):429.
Meinert CL. 363 pages. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Trials; 1996. $95.00. ISBN 0-9646424-0-9. Order phone 410-955-8198.
This big (8.5 × 11 inches) book contains more than 6400 definitions of more than 4300 terms that have to do with clinical trials and the design, conduct, analysis, interpretation, and discussion of them. As its title forecasts, this book is more than just a dictionary. It is a guide not only to clarity but to good manners when communicating about clinical trials. Its author should know about both; Curt Meinert was a founder of the Society for Clinical Trials and the journal titled Controlled Clinical Trials, and he was at the center of the UGDP trial, the results of which condemned oral hypoglycemic agents and provoked ill-tempered polemics from its opponents.
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