In Clinical Study Reports (CSR), a short description (“narrative“) of all Serious Adverse Events (SAE) must be provided. In addition, all Adverse Events (AEs) leading to discontinuation, and AEs of special interest, must be included. Such narratives should provide a concise yet comprehensive overview of each case [...]
A hitchhiker’s guide to data review in an ongoing (“live”) study – part 1: data review for pharmacovigilance purposes
In a way, data review for pharmacovigilance purposes is the simplest and yet most demanding kind of data review, as time is a pressing matter in this context. The data are reviewed in different time frames according to the potential risks that arise from them [...]
The use of electronic data capture (EDC) and electronic case report forms (eCRF) is becoming the gold standard in clinical research. Today, the dream of a paperless (or at least near-paperless) study seems within reach [...]
Safety comes first. Always. When planning a clinical project, one of the most sensitive, and coincidentally most important issues, is the establishment of a secure, feasible, functional and effective safety reporting workflow.