A key step in designing a randomized trial is choosing the sample size. Too small and the study is underpowered, too large and you may have wasted time and resources in needlessly recruiting patients. The new DELTA2 guidance aims to assist researchers in sample size calculations and improve trial quality and reporting.
BMC Medicine recently attended the 67th ASTMH conference on Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in New Orleans from 28th Oct -1st Nov. Here are some of the highlights.
BMC Medicine attended ESPE 2018, which this year took place in Athens. Other delegates in attendance included researchers and clinicians from across the globe. Here, some of the exciting ‘hot topics’ presented at the meeting are discussed.