Early development of the Australia and New Zealand Musculoskeletal Clinical Trials Network

Rachelle Buchbinder, Allison Bourne, Jane Latimer, Ian Harris, Samuel L. Whittle, Bethan Richards, William J. Taylor, Ornella Clavisi, Sally Green, Rana S. Hinman, Lyn March, Richard Day, Manuela L. Ferreira, Laurent Billot, Chris G. Maher, on behalf of the ANZMUSC Clinical Trials Network

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Abstract

The Australia and New Zealand Musculoskeletal (ANZMUSC) Clinical Trials Network was formed to build capacity and infrastructure for high-quality musculoskeletal clinical trials in our region. The purpose of this paper is to describe the steps taken in its formation to help others interested in establishing similar networks. In particular, we describe the steps taken to form the collaboration and our progress in achieving our vision and mission. Our aim is to focus on trials of highest importance and quality to provide definitive answers to the most pressing questions in our field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-23
Number of pages7
JournalInternal Medicine Journal
Volume50
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020

Keywords

  • arthritis
  • capacity building
  • clinical trial
  • multi-centre
  • musculoskeletal disease

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Buchbinder, R., Bourne, A., Latimer, J., Harris, I., Whittle, S. L., Richards, B., Taylor, W. J., Clavisi, O., Green, S., Hinman, R. S., March, L., Day, R., Ferreira, M. L., Billot, L., Maher, C. G., & on behalf of the ANZMUSC Clinical Trials Network (2020). Early development of the Australia and New Zealand Musculoskeletal Clinical Trials Network. Internal Medicine Journal, 50(1), 17-23. https://doi.org/10.1111/imj.14191