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Managing clinical trials

Overview of attention for article published in Trials, July 2010
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Mentioned by

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1 news outlet
twitter
38 tweeters

Citations

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69 Dimensions

Readers on

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280 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
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1 Connotea
Title
Managing clinical trials
Published in
Trials, July 2010
DOI 10.1186/1745-6215-11-78
Pubmed ID
Authors

Barbara Farrell, Sara Kenyon, Haleema Shakur

Abstract

Managing clinical trials, of whatever size and complexity, requires efficient trial management. Trials fail because tried and tested systems handed down through apprenticeships have not been documented, evaluated or published to guide new trialists starting out in this important field. For the past three decades, trialists have invented and reinvented the trial management wheel. We suggest that to improve the successful, timely delivery of important clinical trials for patient benefit, it is time to produce standard trial management guidelines and develop robust methods of evaluation.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 5 2%
Denmark 3 1%
United States 3 1%
New Zealand 2 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
China 2 <1%
Singapore 2 <1%
Germany 2 <1%
France 1 <1%
Other 7 3%
Unknown 251 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 62 22%
Student > Master 56 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 29 10%
Student > Postgraduate 22 8%
Other 20 7%
Other 71 25%
Unknown 20 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 99 35%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 26 9%
Social Sciences 20 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 18 6%
Business, Management and Accounting 14 5%
Other 70 25%
Unknown 33 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 34. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 April 2021.
All research outputs
#805,715
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Outputs from Trials
#169
of 4,934 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,461
of 182,974 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Trials
#1
of 12 outputs
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