drug use review

(redirected from clinical drug trial)

drug use re·view

(drŭg yūs rĕ-vyū')
An authorized, structured, ongoing program that collects, analyzes, and interprets drug use patterns to improve the quality of drug use and patient outcomes.
Synonym(s): clinical drug trial, drug use evaluation, drug utilization review.
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Companies typically require at least one Phase III clinical drug trial to gain approval for a new indication, with costs for a single trial approaching $300 million in some cases.
Over the past five years, the DIAN Trials Unit (TU) has been working on a clinical drug trial aimed at preventing the symptoms of Alzheimer's by removing plaques from the brain before the nerve cells deteriorate and the symptoms appear.
Evelyn started a clinical drug trial at the end of last year in a bid to destroy any chance of the cancer returning.
John Moreton, from Barry, is taking part in a clinical drug trial.
A 30 percent reduction in mortality risk - this is one of the impressive results achieved in a global clinical drug trial for the treatment of prostate cancer.
Despite battling his own problems, each week Matthew takes part in a clinical drug trial to help doctors at the famous Great Ormond Street Hospital understand the condition and help others like him.
Northwick Park hit the headlines in 2006 after six people were taken ill during a clinical drug trial on its site.
The additional data covers aspects of clinical drug trial intelligence, such as publications, press releases, and registry information, as well as information on pharmaceutical conferences.
20 Instead, the guidance suggests that, when necessary, exclusion criteria should focus on more relevant issues, such as either the presence of an illness that could make participation in the clinical drug trial dangerous or the person's inability to provide informed consent.
The most familiar example of this experimental design is the clinical drug trial, in which one pharmaceutical compound is tested against a placebo to determine whether it is effective in achieving a specifically defined outcome.
The Cardiovascular Coordination Center at the Cleveland Clinical Foundation (C5) provides clinical drug trial services to pharmaceutical companies.
Abstract: The purpose of this longitudinal study was to examine the relationships among illness uncertainty, coping effectiveness, hopefulness, and mood in persons with chronic, progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) during participation in a double-blind clinical drug trial.
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