PubH 7420 Clinical Trials:
Readings for Week 7
Freidman, Furberg, and DeMets, Fundamentals of Clinical Trials
Pocock SJ, Clinical Trials:
A Practical Approach.
John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.
Design, Conduct and Analysis
Chapters 5 and 16.
Yusef S, Held P, Tea K et al.
Selection of patients for randomized controlled
trials: Implications of wide or narrow eligibility criteria.
Pablos-Mendez A, Barr RG, Shea S.
Run-in periods in randomized trials.
Implications for the application of results in clinical practice.
Davis CE et al.
A single cholesterol measurement underestimates the risk of
coronary heart disease.
Prospective Studies Collaboration.
Age-specific relevance of usual blood
pressure to vascular mortality: a meta-analysis of individual data for one million
adults in 61 prospective studies.
Gardner MJ, Heady JA.
Some effects of within-person variability in
J Chron Dis
, 26, 781-795, 1973.
Serum cholesterol changes: effects of diet and regression toward the
J. Chron Dis
The effect of regression to the mean in epidemiologic and clinical
Amer J Epid
Yudkin PL, Stratton IM.
How to deal with regression to the mean in intervention
Clarke R, Shipley M, Lewington S., et al.
Under-estimation of risk associations
due to regression dilution in long-term follow-up of prospective studies.