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Clinical Study MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Clinical Study
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This heading is used as a Publication Type for original report of the conduct or results of a specific clinical study. A different heading CLINICAL STUDIES AS TOPIC is used for general design, methodology, economics, etc. of clinical studies. Prefer the specifics: CLINICAL TRIAL or OBSERVATIONAL STUDY.
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A work that reports on the results of a research study to evaluate interventions or exposures on biomedical or health-related outcomes. The two main types of clinical studies are interventional studies (clinical trials) and observational studies. While most clinical studies concern humans, this publication type may be used for clinical veterinary articles meeting the requisites for humans.
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Clinical Study Preferred
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