Interpreting quality-of-life clinical trial data for use in the clinical practice of antihypertensive therapy.

@article{Testa1987InterpretingQC,
  title={Interpreting quality-of-life clinical trial data for use in the clinical practice of antihypertensive therapy.},
  author={Marcia A. Testa},
  journal={Journal of hypertension. Supplement : official journal of the International Society of Hypertension},
  year={1987},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={
          S9-13
        }
}
  • Marcia A. Testa
  • Published in
    Journal of hypertension. Supplement : official…
    1987
The use of quality-of-life indices in therapeutic trials is gaining recognition as important outcome variables for evaluating the total impact of antihypertensive therapy. While the statistical significance of treatment differentials in quality-of-life indices has been well documented, their clinical relevance still remains unclear. The interpretation of clinical trial quality-of-life treatment differentials depends on a clear understanding of the normal variability in the index due to changes… CONTINUE READING

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