TITLE

Opportunities and Options for Treatment Research in Resource-Constrained Settings

AUTHOR(S)
Volberding, Paul A.
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;7/1/2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 37, pS1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
HIV clinical research faces limitations even in research-rich settings. Even though important questions remain unanswered, clinical trials will probably never be conducted that address, prospectively, when treatment is optimally indicated, for example. In resource-constrained settings, large, prospective clinical trials are also unlikely. On the other hand, ones with a more observational design or that compare cohort experiences may well be feasible and able to provide information important in those settings, as well as in regions with abundant financial resources.
ACCESSION #
10361821

 

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