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systematic study of the structure and behaviour of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment

Science

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Methods of acquiring knowledge

• Intuition
• Authority
• Rationalism
• Empiricism

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Types of research

Basic
Applied
Transitional
Clinical

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Types of clinical research

• Patient-oriented
• Epidemiological and behavioral studies
• Outcomes and health services research

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any gathering of data, information and facts for the advancement of knowledge

Research

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Scientific method

Ask question
Background research
Construct hypothesis
Experiment
Analyze results draw conclusion
Hypothesis is (true, false partially true)
Report results

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identify the most effective and most efficient interventions, treatments, and services

Outcomes and health services research

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translating knowledge from the basic sciences into the development of new treatments

Translational research

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distribution of disease – factors that affect health – how people make health-related decisions

Epidemiological and behavioral studies

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lays the foundation for advancements in knowledge

Basic research

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research conducted with human subjects (or on material of human origin such as tissues, specimens and cognitive phenomena) for which an investigator (or colleague) directly interacts with human subjects

Clinical Research

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– mechanisms of human disease – therapeutic interventions – clinical trials – development of new technologies

Patient-oriented

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directed toward greater knowledge or understanding of the fundamental aspects of phenomena and of observable facts

Basic research

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Research skills

Critical thinking
Problem solving
Analysis
Dissemination

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translating the findings from clinical trials into everyday practice

Translational research

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form of systematic inquiry involving the practical application of science

Applied research