Influencing the agenda of future dermatology trials

Perhaps the most important and subtle advantage of EBD is its propensity to help change the RCT agenda. It is quite clear from the systematic review of 300 or so RCTs in atopic eczema that most trials have reflected the agenda of the drug industry in order to license a particular "me-too" product, and that many questions that are important to clinicians and patients remain unanswered.10 Many of the outcome measures used in these trials are clinical scoring systems that may show up treatment effects, yet their clinical significance in practice is often obscure.

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