Clinical study design
Clinical study design refers to the methods and strategies that will be used in a clinical study. The goal of the design is to be able to reach a valid and meaningful scientific conclusion using appropriate statistical methods. The elements of a clinical design include determining eligibility and exclusion criteria, clinical sites, clinical outcome measures, and study procedures.
ClinicalTrials.gov Glossary of Common Site Terms
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): Drug Study Designs
Clinical research study designs: The essentials [2019 published article]