study design


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study design

A plan that delineates the precise procedures to be followed in a clinical trial, including planned and actual timing of events, choice of control group, method of allocating treatments and blinding methods. The study design assigns a subject/patient to one or more epochs during the trial.

Examples
Crossover, dose-escalation, parallel.
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