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This topic will be delivered by a face to face lecture by Dr Chris Rogers.

Learning outcomes

  1. Explain what a clinical trial is
  2. Explain the features of a well designed and reported clinical trial
  3. Define and recognise several different types of trial design:parallel group, cross-over, factorial and cluster trials
  4. Discuss sources of bias and how to avoid them
  5. Offer an appriasal and evaluation of the evidence from a clinical trial