Good Clinical Practice (GCP): A review
PharmaTutor (September- 2014)
ISSN: 2347 - 7881
(Volume 2, Issue 9)
Received On: 02/07/2014; Accepted On: 04/07/2014; Published On: 01/09/2014
AUTHORS: Bushra Shamim
Department of Pharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy,
Hamdard University, New Delhi.
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is an international ethical and scientific quality standard designed to conduct, performance, monitor, audit, record, analyse and report clinical trials. It protects the rights, integrity and confidentiality of trial subjects. Clinical research trails are increasingly playing a role in various medical disciplines. GCP guidelines are used in clinical trials through out the globe with the main aim of protecting and preserving human rights. In this review article the historical background and the events that led up to the formation of these guidelines, key trial activities and principles of GCP are discussed.
How to cite this article: B Shamim; Good Clinical Practice (GCP): A review; PharmaTutor; 2014; 2(9); 20-29