The Purpose of Clinical Trials


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Clinical trials helps us determine:

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1. Clinical trials most often take place in:

2. As a clinical trial progresses, this number usually increases:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examine your ability to understand clinical trials. The quiz will evaluate your knowledge of the final steps of a clinical trial and when researchers compare treatments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be evaluated on:

  • Where clinical trials take place
  • When treatments are compared in clinical trials
  • What clinical trials tell researchers
  • The last steps of a clinical trial
  • What happens when a clinical trial progresses

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you master the following abilities:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on clinical trials
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding where clinical trials take place
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about what information clinical trials tell researchers

Additional Learning

To review information related to clinical trials, read through the lesson called The Purpose of Clinical Trials. The lesson will help you:

  • Identify what clinical trials are and why they are important
  • Recall the early stages of a clinical trial
  • Learn about how humans participate in clinical trials and the care that must be taken
  • Understand the various research methods that are used in clinical trials and what side effects tell researchers