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Clinical Trial

  • By: Lindsay Kim
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

A clinical trial is a study that uses human volunteers to answer a specific research question. An important epidemiological tool, clinical trials consist of two subtypes: observational trials and interventional trials. Observational trials consist of collecting data and inferring ...

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