BCPS_Study Designs

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  1. In clinical study design; Compare and contrast the concepts of:
    -Internal and external validity
    -Bias
    -Confounding
    Ditto
  2. -What are the potential sources of bias in clinical trials?
    -Which strategies to eliminate or control for bias?
    Ditto
  3. Outline the hierarchy of evidence generated by various study designs??
    Ditto
  4. Compare and contrast the advantages & disadvantages of various study designs: Prospective
    Retrospective
    Case-control
    Cohort
    Cross-sectional
    Randomized controlled clinical trials
    Systematic review
    Meta-analysis
    Ditto
  5. Delineate the difference between:
    Parallel & crossover study designs.
    Ditto
  6. Select from various biostatistical measures to appropriately compare groups or their assessmentsfrom various study designs and use their findings/output to interpret results
    • Ditto
    • The different Test eg Chi square ANOVA etc
  7. Define and evaluate odds, odds ratio, risk/incidence rate, risk ratio/relative risks (RRs), and other risk estimates. Compute and evaluate number neededto treat and number needed to harm. Define andcalculate terms such as point and period prevalence,incidence rate, prevalence rate, absolute risk difference, and RR difference
    Ditto
  8. Define and calculate terms such as:
    -True positive
    -False positive
    -True negative
    -False negative
    -Sensitivity
    -Specificity
    -Positive predictive value
    -Negative predictive value
    -Positive likelihood ratio and
    -Negative likelihood ratio
    Ditto

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