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Special Issue

Clinical Studies and Clinical Trials

Abstract Submission Deadline : November 30, 2023

Manuscript Submission Deadline : December 25, 2023

Special Issue Description

A clinical study is a type of research that uses human volunteers (also known as participants) the translation of basic research (conducted in laboratories) into new treatments and information that will benefit patients. It is the method by which we learn to prevent, diagnose, and treat illness. Clinical research encompasses a wide range of scientific investigations. Clinical trials (also known as interventional studies) and observational studies are the two main types of clinical studies. Clinical trials are human research studies that aim to evaluate a medical, surgical, or behavioral intervention. They are the primary means by which researchers determine whether a new treatment, such as a new drug, diet, or medical device (such as a pacemaker), is safe and effective in humans. A clinical trial is frequently used to determine whether a new treatment is more effective and/or has fewer harmful side effects than the standard treatment. Medical products, such as drugs or devices, procedures, or changes in participant behavior, such as diet, are examples of interventions. Clinical trials may compare a new medical approach to an existing standard, to a placebo containing no active ingredients, or to no intervention.


Clinical Trials , Observational Studies , Clinical Study , Human Research , Drug Testing

Manuscript Submission information

Manuscripts should be submitted online via the manuscript Engine. Once you register on APID, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline.
All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the email address:[email protected] for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a Double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for the submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page.

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