Ethical review and oversight issues in research involving standard of care interventions

Common clinical practices might lack a robust evidence base if there have not been empirical, interventional research studies to compare an array of available routine or standard treatment options. Clinical trials that study these "standard of care" interventions examine and compare treatm...

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Main Author: De Feo, Christopher Joseph
Corporate Author: Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
Other Authors: Busta, Emily R. ([rapporteur]), Claiborne, Anne B. ([rapporteur])
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Washington, D.C.] Institute of Medicine of the National Academies January 2015, 2015
Series:Workshop in brief
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Common clinical practices might lack a robust evidence base if there have not been empirical, interventional research studies to compare an array of available routine or standard treatment options. Clinical trials that study these "standard of care" interventions examine and compare treatments that fall within the range of what is considered usual clinical practice. The goal is to gather evidence that can be used when selecting a particular intervention
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