Home Sitemap Contact

Dictionary - E


Endpoint The endpoint of a clinical trial is a pre-defined event: for instance, the occurrence of a disease, the occurrence of a symptom, or a particular laboratory result. The endpoints used in a trial must be defined and documented as part of the trial protocol.
See also: www.eupati.eu/glossary/endpoint.


Epidemiology The study of diseases: how they are caused, how they are spread, and how they are controlled or cured.


Estimate Inferences about a population, based on information obtained from a sample.