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Schuch C Michael CPO FISPO
JPO Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics: April 1994
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A research protocol is a detailed plan that guides the conduct and execution of a research study or investigation. The protocol provides a list of steps or procedures for a specific experimental construct or design. The protocol and its related procedures are a vital requirement for any research project. This article will address the essentials, goals and objectives of the research protocol.

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