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dc.contributor.authorA. Ross, David
dc.contributor.authorG. Smith, Peter
dc.contributor.authorH. Morrow, Richard
dc.date.issued2015
dc.date.submitted2018-10-03 09:09:28
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T12:39:43Z
dc.date.submitted2015-07-29 23:55
dc.date.submitted2018-10-03 09:09:28
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T12:39:43Z
dc.identifier1000079
dc.identifierOCN: 1076661236
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/29872
dc.description.abstractBefore new interventions can be used in disease control programmes, it is essential that they are carefully evaluated in “field trials”, which may be complex and expensive undertakings. Descriptions of the detailed procedures and methods used in trials that have been conducted in the past have generally not been published. As a consequence, those planning such trials have few guidelines available and little access to previously accumulated knowledge. In this book the practical issues of trial design and conduct are discussed fully and in sufficient detail for the text to be used as a “toolbox” by field investigators. The toolbox has now been extensively tested through use of the first two editions and this third edition is a comprehensive revision, incorporating the many developments that have taken place with respect to trials since 1996 and involving more than 30 contributors. Most of the chapters have been extensively revised and 7 new chapters have been added.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::M Medicine::MB Medicine: general issues::MBN Public health & preventive medicine
dc.subject.otherprocedures
dc.subject.othermethods
dc.subject.otherfield trials
dc.subject.otherdisease control
dc.subject.otherinterventions
dc.subject.otherhealth
dc.titleChapter 12 Outcome measures and case definition
dc.typechapter
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virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameOxford University Press
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitehttp://ukcatalogue.oup.com
oapen.relation.isPartOfBookField Trials of Health Interventions, 3rd edition
virtual.oapen_relation_isPartOfBook.dc_titleField Trials of Health Interventions, 3rd edition
oapen.relation.isFundedByWellcome Trust
virtual.oapen_relation_isFundedBy.grantor_nameWellcome Trust
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oapen.collectionWellcome
oapen.pages480
oapen.grant.number063410
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