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An Insider’s Guide to Clinical Trials$

Curtis L Meinert

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199742967

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742967.001.0001

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(p.243) Appendix D Abbreviations

(p.243) Appendix D Abbreviations

An Insider’s Guide to Clinical Trials
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  • ACTG

    AIDS Clinical Trials Group

  • ACTH

    adrenocorticotropic hormone

  • ADA

    American Diabetes Association

  • AE

    adverse event

  • Ant


  • BMD

    bone mineral density

  • BMJ

    British Medical Journal

  • CC

    coordinating center

  • CCD

    Committee for the Care of the Diabetic

  • CDC

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • CDER

    Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

  • CDP

    Coronary Drug Project

  • CHD

    coronary heart disease

  • CI

    confidence interval

  • CMS

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


    Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials

  • CRF

    case report form

  • CRO

    contract research organization

  • CT

    clinical trial

  • CV

    cardiovascular; curriculum vitae

  • (p.244)
  • DHHS

    Department of Health and Human Services

  • DMC

    data monitoring committee

  • DSMB

    data and safety monitoring board

  • DSMC

    data and safety monitoring committee

  • EC

    executive committee

  • FDA

    Food and Drug Administration

  • FOIA

    Freedom of Information Act

  • FWA

    federalwide assurance

  • FY

    fiscal year


    generally recognized as safe and effective


    highly active antiretroviral therapy

  • HDFP

    Hypertension Detection and Followup Program


    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

  • HIV

    human immunodeficiency virus

  • HPT

    Hypertension Prevention Trial


    International Committee of Medical Journal Editors

  • IND

    Investigational New Drug

  • INDA

    Investigational New Drug Application

  • IRB

    institutional review board

  • ITT

    intention to treat

  • JAMA

    Journal of the American Medical Association

  • MI

    myocardial infarction

  • MOO, MoO, MOP, MOp

    manual of operations


    Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial

  • NDA

    New Drug Application

  • NEJM

    New England Journal of Medicine

  • NIH

    National Institutes of Health

  • NLM

    National Library of Medicine


    National Surgical Adjuvant and Bowel Project

  • NSAIDs

    nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

  • OHRP

    Office for Human Research Protections

  • OMB

    Office of Management and Budget

  • ONJ

    osteonecrosis of the jaw

  • OPRR

    Office for Protection from Research Risks

  • (p.245)
  • ORI

    Office of Research Integrity

  • ORWH

    Office of Research on Women’s Health

  • OSI

    Office of Scientific Integrity

  • PAA

    per assignment analysis

  • PDR

    Physicians’ Desk Reference

  • PHS

    Public Health Service

  • PI

    principal investigator

  • PLoS

    Public Library of Science

  • PPA

    per protocol analysis

  • PPM

    policy and procedure memorandum

  • [ptyp], [pt]

    publication type

  • RCT

    randomized clinical trial, randomized control trial, randomized controlled trial

  • RFA

    request for application

  • RFP

    request for proposal

  • Rz


  • rt

    related term

  • Rz CT, RzCT

    randomized clinical trial, randomized controlled trial

  • SC

    steering committee

  • TEMC

    treatment effects monitoring committee

  • UGDP

    University Group Diabetes Program


    United States Public Health Service


    U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

  • WHA

    World Health Association

  • WHI

    Women’s Health Initiative