Understanding data safety monitoring boards - June 2007. How do DSMBs monitor ongoing clinical trials?


The data safety monitoring board (DSMB) is responsible for monitoring the safety and progress of a clinical trial once it is underway. The requirements for a DSMB, its composition and functions are described. Situations in which a DSMB might alter a trial are outlined.


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Published 1 January 2007