Types of study

Helen Ward, Mireille B. Toledano, Gavin Shaddick, Bethan Davies and Paul Elliott

in Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians

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Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780198529880
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740770 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Types of study

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Types of evidence and study designs - Basic concepts in epidemiological research - Interpreting associations - Confounding - Association or causation? - The nature of causality - Time trend and geographical (ecological) studies - Ecological studies: examples - Surveys and cross-sectional studies - Cross-sectional studies: examples - Case–control studies - Case–control studies: examples - Cohort studies - Cohort studies: examples - Intervention studies and clinical trials - Clinical trials: examples - Clinical trial phases - Choosing the right type of study

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Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology ; Epidemiology

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