A common issue in all types of research, including studies involving wound care, is deciding on the most appropriate and effective study design in order to facilitate collation of optimal levels of evidence and therefore promote best research
practice. The two main types of study design – experimental and non-experimental – are outlined here, and examples of their different methodologies are discussed in more detail, with particular reference to wound care research.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-16
Number of pages4
JournalWorld Council of Enterostomal Therapists Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 15 Mar 2022


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