Hypothesis

Coming up with the Hypothesis or aim of the study or objective or idea are all the same. You have to come up with an idea and design a way to prove your hypothesis. First step is doing a review of literature to see if someone tried to prove the same concept before. Below are links for reviewing previous literature/publications. …

Protocol

This is study design. How you will use your available resources to prove your Hypothesis. The resources are divided into materials and methods. The study design has to fulfill these questions in order to prove your Hypothesis correctly and scientifically. How big is your sample size? What is your exact disease population? Who is included in your study? Who is …

Data Collection

So everything is ready, start your study. Some studies by enrolling patients and starting the experiments. Other studies start by collecting the data from various resources. There are many ways to collect data including: Electronic medical records (EMR) REDCap Simple form Excel sheet It is a prerequisite now that you have to publicly announce your active study for many reasons. …

Data Analysis

Researchers can export data to a variety of statistical analysis packages including: SPSS SAS R Excel