Clinical Research: Case Studies of Successes and Failures by John G. Brock-Utne

By John G. Brock-Utne

This booklet offers insights into the way to be a efficient medical researcher through real-life case examples of profitable medical examine -- and likewise medical learn long past awry. via those examples of good fortune and failure, the e-book develops a blueprint for construction a occupation in scientific examine.

Future clinical perform will depend on the standard of the medical trials to which medicines, units, and therapy approaches are subjected at the present time. despite the fact that, medical trials should not effortless to do, and plenty of physicians and healthiness care services who try out scientific learn fight during this recreation, basically due to loss of guide. Clinical Research goals to fill the space among education and examine via case reviews of a long-time medical researcher’s wealthy and sundry experiences.

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The chapter is written by a medical student and needs a lot of work before it is ready for submission. You spend an excessive amount of time rewriting the chapter and making major corrections/suggestions. Then you send it back to the medical student and to your colleague. You hear nothing from either the editor or the medical student. A year later, without warning, the galley proof of the chapter arrives in the mail. As you know, you typically have 48 h to read your submission and return it. When you look at the galley proof, you see that you are the second author.

Having done that you must ascertain how best these strengths can help you in your quest to become a leader in your chosen field of clinical research. 2. To accept a job in the place where you trained is a clear advantage for several reasons. You know the “setup,” weaknesses and strengths, and the “culture” of the place. You have colleagues that you have worked with and it should be easy to find a mentor. Most importantly you will most likely get support from the head of the department. 3. If you accept a job in a new institution, it may prove difficult to get your research up and running.

It has not only happened to me but to many of my friends. An example of what can happen, after you have a patent, is the following story: A colleague of mine had paid, with his own money, to get a medical device produced and was selling it with some success. He was approached by a big medical distribution company who wanted to be the sole seller of the device. This medical company was selling a similar but inferior device, which had been shown not to be as effective as his. The company assured my colleague that they would not be selling their device if he signed the contract.

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