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Lunsford Thomas R. MSE CO
JPO Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics: October 1993
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This article focuses on two types of clinical research in O&P, experimental and descriptive. An outline of steps is suggested and the concept of validity is reviewed as a prerequisite for understanding experimental design. Lastly, pertinent experimental designs are explained with an attempt to use orthotic and prosthetic examples.

© 1993 American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists