Clinical research plays a huge role in public health by providing an effective way of obtaining information regarding mental and physical health, as well as establish the effectiveness and safety of new ground-breaking and life-changing drugs.
However, in a digitalized world where information increases and changes quickly, reaching the most accurate information and using it effectively has become a necessity.
Kurbanoglu, S. Also, clinical trials contributed to the scientific foundation for tuberculosis policies which are still followed today. Choosing the most reliable information, using and assessing it are functional processes.
Lai, J. For instance, overschool children participated in a randomized trial of the Salk polio vaccine which led to the approval of the first preventive treatment for polio. Download preview PDF. In this article, lifelong learning, the information literacy concept, the relationship between public libraries and these two concepts, and the role of the public library in information literacy will be discussed Keywords This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.
In order to create more opportunities for medical advances and breakthroughs, clinical research needs to continue to gain momentum and support. Preview Unable to display preview. There is no way to test the effectiveness of a new treatment other than through clinical trials, like those conducted at Meridien Research.
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