Introduction to clinical research concepts, essential characteristics of clinical research, overview of clinical research study designs

Chapter

Abstract

  • © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014. This chapter addresses some of the central concepts related to clinical research such as sampling, hypothesis generation, and what is meant by the strength of scientific evidence. We also begin to discuss the different clinical research designs along with their respective strengths and weaknesses.
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13

  • 9783319054698
  • Start Page

  • 11
  • End Page

  • 32