Dose-Response Curve Visualization

September 1, 2018
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A powerpoint visualization of a dose-response curve for a pharmaceutical trial.

PowerPoint visualization created for plantiff’s in a pharmaceutical trial to help explain the concept of a dose-response curve to a jury.

Yellow indicates a medical condition.
Gray indicates being cured of condition following medication
Red indicates a dangerous side effect of the medication.

The optimal dose maximizes successful treatment while minimizing side effects.

The first example illustrates a typical dose-response curve. The second example illustrates a “flat” dose-response curve: the efficacy of medication does not increase with higher doses, but the side effects of the medication do increase with higher doses.