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Clinical Trial MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Clinical Trial
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this heading is used as a Publication Type; for original report of the conduct or results of a specific clinical trial; a different heading CLINICAL TRIALS AS TOPIC is used for general design, methodology, economics, etc. of clinical trials. Clinical trials on veterinary animals see CLINICAL TRIAL, VETERINARY starting in 2019.
Scope Note
A work that reports on the results of a clinical study in which participants are assigned to receive one or more interventions so that researchers can evaluate the interventions on biomedical or health-related outcomes. The assignments are determined by the study protocol. Participants may receive diagnostic, therapeutic, or other types of interventions. For clinical trials on veterinary animals see CLINICAL TRIAL, VETERINARY. Clinical Trials was used for both humans and non-humans prior to 2019.
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Intervention Study
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Evaluation Study
Validation Study
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Clinical Trial Preferred
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