Raising the standards of clinical trials and research

September 2007
Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Sep2007, Vol. 85 Issue 9, p658
Academic Journal
An interview with Sir Iain Chalmers, library editor of the James Lind Library is presented. When asked about the importance of clinical trials and how does the James Lind Library fit in, he relates that clinical trial assess whether claims about the effects of treatments are dangerous or beneficial, and the library helps people understand its importance. He remarks that the World Health Organization's registry platform is an important initiative in providing transparency in clinical trials.


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