Chapter 67. Other Skin Diseases for which Trials Exist

  1. Hywel Williams MSC, PhD, FRCP Professor Dermato-Epidemiology Co-ordinating Editor
  1. Sinéad Langan MD, FRP, DCH Research Fellow1 and
  2. Hywel Williams MSC, PhD, FRCP Professor Dermato-Epidemiology Co-ordinating Editor2

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300161.ch67

Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition

Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Langan, S. and Williams, H. (2008) Other Skin Diseases for which Trials Exist, in Evidence-Based Dermatology, Second Edition (ed H. Williams), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300161.ch67

Editor Information

  1. Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

  2. 2

    Centre of Evidence-Based Dermatology, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145183

Online ISBN: 9781444300161

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Keywords:

  • mapping randomized controlled trials;
  • informing future trials;
  • Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (Central) database of Cochrane Library;
  • Cochrane special skin database using abridged British Association of Dermatologists index;
  • Cochrane systematic review - reviews and individual RCTs;
  • mapping importance in RCTs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why a chapter on “everything else”?

  • The importance of mapping all randomized controlled trials

  • Drawbacks of mapping randomized controlled trials

  • Seek and ye shall find

  • Informing future trials

  • How to use the table

  • Your opportunity to contribute

  • References