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Study Design

In clinical trial design, expectations have now shifted enough that researchers are more likely to be challenged for omitting PROs from their study design than they would be for including them. While this is an important evolution, the PRO content of clinical trial protocols is often suboptimal.

What’s In This Section: Study Design

The resources in this section guide the first three phases of PRO research and can help researchers collect the insights they need while avoiding potential harms such as missing data, statistical error, and patient burden.

For more information and resources on each of these three steps, click below:

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