- Traditional Medicine > Traditional, Complementary and Herbal Medicine
- Quality and Safety: Medicines > Safety and Efficacy
(1993; 94 pages)
The Chief Investigator will be responsible for preparing a final report of the trial which should be provided to the sponsor, the ethics review board, and any other authorities determined by local legislation. The results of the trials conducted on a herbal medicine should be published in a timely fashion and must include all significant positive and negative results. Even studies which fail to demonstrate efficacy should be published, as selective publication, showing only results that are favourable, will only lead to a form of misconception known as publication bias.