In recent years, the awareness of the importance of using large clinical and administrative databases (hospital discharges, outpatient specialistIc care, drug prescriptions) for clinical/epidemiological and welfare assessments purposes, has greatly increased.
The health systems of industrialized countries increasingly often face the difficulty of ensuring adequate and equitable treatment to a growing number of people with chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, respiratory diseases.
In an era where Evidence Based Medicine is so much looked upon, this course provides the fundamental methodological elements of systematic reviews of literature and quantitative summary of results (meta-analysis).
Increasingly often, healthcare professionals feel the urge to analyze their data, whether for research purposes or for a critical assessment of their own work.
If properly conducted, Randomized Clinical Trials (RCTs) are the gold standard for the evaluation of drug efficacy. They usually provide evidence of the efficacy of a new drug under strictly controlled conditions, in selected patient groups treated for a defined period of time.
Pharmacological research in the field of rare diseases arouses great interest but faces very difficult methodological challenges because of the small number of affected people.
The course is aimed at the introduction of the methodological and regulatory principles of controlled clinical trials, useful both for anyone wishing to directly conduct the trials or operators involved in multicenter...
CORESEARCH staff has a huge experience in the design and analysis of randomized clinical trials and observational studies, as well as in analysis of administrative...
CORESEARCH experts have pioneered the introduction of experimental research methodologies for the assessment...
CORESEARCH cooperates with many national and international organizations for the evaluation of the economic burden of specific therapies or complex care strategies.
In recent years, growing focus has been paid to the use of large administrative databases for clinical and epidemiological purposes.