What is it about?
This paper discusses the response of the scientific community to the current Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, what it should do to solve potential problems with the unprecedented number of smaller trials evaluating the same interventions, and what it can do better in pandemics yet to come.
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Why is it important?
Clinicians need quick and reliable results from clinical trials in a pandemic to avoid a health disaster and ensure the best outcome for the single patient. We present how to achieve this in the current and future pandemics.
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This page is a summary of: COVID-19 Clinical Trials: Unravelling a Methodological Gordian Knot, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, July 2020, American Thoracic Society, DOI: 10.1164/rccm.202005-1942ed.
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