Magic Mirror, On the Wall-Which Is the Right Study Design of Them All?-Part II.


The assessment of a new or existing treatment or other intervention typically answers 1 of 3 central research-related questions: (1) "Can it work?" (efficacy); (2) "Does it work?" (effectiveness); or (3) "Is it worth it?" (efficiency or cost-effectiveness). There are a number of study designs that, on a situational basis, are appropriate to apply in… (More)
DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002140


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