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Abstract: pharmacoepidemiology has recently evolved into a self-dependent post-marketing disciplinefrom clinical pharmacology, borrowing its methodology and analyticaltools from epidemiology. The article describes the goals of pharmacoepidemiology and provides introduction to randomized designs in post-marketing drug research by the example of large simple trials.

About the Authors

T. L. Galankin
The first St. Petersburg State Medical University named after Academician Pavlov
Russian Federation

A. S. Kolbin
The first St. Petersburg State Medical University named after Academician Pavlov; Saint Petersburg State University
Russian Federation


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For citations:

Galankin T.L., Kolbin A.S. ROLE OF RANDOMIZED TRIALS IN PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY. FARMAKOEKONOMIKA. Modern Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmacoepidemiology. 2014;7(1):4-8. (In Russ.)

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