Clinical study design
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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.

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): Drug Study Designs
Clinical research study designs: The essentials [2019 published article]

Study design; Clinical trial design
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