The Anatomy of a Clinical Study — In Everyday Terms
Journal of the California Dental Association
This article explains the different parts of a clinical study (including blinding, controls and randomization) and why each part is important. They are explained by examples through two fi ctitious stories that lead to a randomized controlled trial, a case report, a retrospective case-control study and a prospective cohort study.
Young, A. L.
The Anatomy of a Clinical Study — In Everyday Terms.
Journal of the California Dental Association, 46(9), 561–566.