Pandemic trials: evidence-based medicine on steroids

James D. Chalmers (Lead / Corresponding author)

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Small trials have been largely overlooked in the early part of the COVID-19 pandemic in favour of “mega-trials”. As new therapies are urgently needed, phase 2 “proof of concept” studies are crucial as we move into a new phase of pandemic research.
Original languageEnglish
Article number2004116
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Respiratory Journal
Issue number6
Early online date24 Dec 2020
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2020


  • COVID-19
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Humans
  • Methylprednisolone
  • Pandemics
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Steroids


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