Clinical research increasingly depends on quantification of risks, diagnosis and therapy. Knowledge of principles and techniques of the quantitative approach used in clinical medicine is indispensable for effective clinical research.
The Evidence-Based Medicine Unit, Institute for Medical Research in collaboration with the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Ministry of Health Malaysia and Julius Centre, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, Netherlands organised the “Clinical Epidemiology as a Tool for Evidence-Based Practice” course on the 25-27 November 2005.
The course focused on the methodology of quantitative clinical research, including therapeutic and drug research. Some topics in evidence-based medicine will also be addressed.
The course was held at the Institute of Health Management (IHM), Ministry of Health Malaysia. The Faculty Members for the courses are Prof. Grobbe D.E. MD, PhD, Programme Director and Clinical Epidemiology, Prof. Graaf, Y. Van Der MD, PhD, Clinical Epidemiology in Imaging Diagnostics and Prof. Hoes, A. W. MD, PhD, Clinical Epidemiology in General Practice from the Julius Centre, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, Netherlands