1.2 - Summary

In this first lesson, Clinical Trials as Research, we learned to :

  • Recognize research objectives that can be met through a clinical trial
  • Recognize research objectives that would be difficult to meet through a clinical trial
  • Evaluate the relative contributions of clinical judgment and clinical trials in evaluating new medical therapies.
  • Recognize six characteristics of statistical reasoning that can be applied to a clinical trial setting.

Continue to Lesson 2: Ethics of Clinical Trials.