Chapter 16. Dermatology

  1. David Machin4,5,6,
  2. Simon Day7 and
  3. Sylvan Green8
  1. Luigi Naldi1,2 and
  2. Cosetta Minelli3

Published Online: 17 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch16

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

How to Cite

Naldi, L. and Minelli, C. (2006) Dermatology, in Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition (eds D. Machin, S. Day and S. Green), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Division of Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Sciences, National Cancer Centre Singapore, 11 Hospital Drive, Singapore 16910, Singapore

  2. 5

    UK Children's Cancer Study Group, University of Leicester, UK

  3. 6

    Medical Statistics Group, School of Health and Related Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

  4. 7

    Licensing Division, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Room 13–205 Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, London SW8 5NQ, UK

  5. 8

    Arizona Cancer Centre, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Study Centre of the Italian Group for Epidemiologic Research in Dermatology (GISED), Department of Dermatology, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy

  2. 2

    Clinica Dermatologica, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, L. go Barozzi 1, 24100 Bergamo, Italy

  3. 3

    Centre for Biostatistics and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22–28 Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TP, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010143

Online ISBN: 9780470010167



  • dermatology;
  • atopic dermatitis and acne;
  • psoriasis and multifactorial heredity;
  • venous and arterial leg ulcers;
  • blindness bias-reducing procedure in skin disorders RCTs


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Dermatology?

  • A Large Number of Different Skin Diseases

  • Skin Disorders and Clinical Trial Methods: Adapting Study Design to Setting and Disease

  • References