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Safety Monitoring in Clinical Trials
AbstractMonitoring patient safety during clinical trials is a critical component throughout the drug development life-cycle. Pharmaceutical sponsors must work proactively and collaboratively with all stakeholders to ensure a systematic approach to safety monitoring. The regulatory landscape has evolved with increased requirements for risk management plans, risk evaluation and minimization strategies. As the industry transitions from passive to active safety surveillance activities, there will be greater demand for more comprehensive and innovative approaches that apply quantitative methods to accumulating data from all sources, ranging from the discovery and preclinical through clinical and post-approval stages. Statistical methods, especially those based on the Bayesian framework, are important tools to help provide objectivity and rigor to the safety monitoring process.
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Yao, B.; Zhu, L.; Jiang, Q.; Xia, H.A. Safety Monitoring in Clinical Trials. Pharmaceutics 2013, 5, 94-106.View more citation formats
Yao B, Zhu L, Jiang Q, Xia HA. Safety Monitoring in Clinical Trials. Pharmaceutics. 2013; 5(1):94-106.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yao, Bin; Zhu, Li; Jiang, Qi; Xia, H. A. 2013. "Safety Monitoring in Clinical Trials." Pharmaceutics 5, no. 1: 94-106.