Practice Question 1

Read the following paper first:

Statistics V: Introduction to clinical trials and systematic reviews

Then, under exam conditions, answer this question in 15 minutes.


Question 1. 

a) Outline the types of clinical trials that exist with their advantages and disadvantages?  (11 marks)

b) What types of “clinical trial bias” exist? (4 marks)  

c) What levels of clinical evidence are there? (5 marks)


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