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Clinical study results: Publication

After they are published, clinical study results should be critically reviewed and assessed for such things as reliability, bias, significance, and fit with existing literature.

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Risk communication in medicines

Risk communication is a two-way exchange of information on the risks and benefits of a medicine. Patients, companies, and health authorities all have important roles to play in risk...

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Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the study of the various factors influencing the occurrence, distribution, or prevention and control of disease, injury, and other health-related events in a defined human population.

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Critical reading of clinical study results

When performing a critical reading of clinical study results, the reader should take relevant information into account from the best available sources and should consider questions about the reliability,...

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Principles of risk management

Risk management is important in medicines development and pharmacovigilance in order to avoid crisis situations and harmful consequences. There are various kinds of risk; risk management strategies must assess...

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Risk factors in health and disease

Risk factors are those factors linked to poor health, disability, disease, or death. Generally, risk factors can be classified as behavioural, physiological, demographic, environmental, or genetic. Reducing exposure to...

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Efficacy and safety of medicines

Medicines must balance efficacy and safety, benefits and risks. The efficacy and safety of a medicinal product are tested thoroughly during its development, and carefully monitored after the product...

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