Study stage III: Conducting a trial
Even with a great idea and funding, a study needs to be managed carefully in order to succeed. Attention to the practical details of running a trial, although perhaps less interesting than the initial creative design process, is essential to obtain the data that you require to answer your research question. This section addresses these practical issues.
- Farrell, et al. Managing Clinical Trials Trials 2010;11:78 (Open access)
- ICH Good Clinical Practice Guideline (the ‘Bible’ of clinical trial conduct!)
- CITI Program online training courses in research skills, including in GCP (payment required for courses unless a member of a participating university).
- Global Health Training Centre online training courses in research skills, including in GCP – courses are FREE