Protocol

A complete description of the research plan and procedures.

How to say: Protocol

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USE IN A SENTENCE

The protocol is like a recipe to make sure the research study is done in the same way by all of the study staff members.

MORE INFO

A protocol is shared amongst study team members and reviewed by an institutional review board (IRB) before a study can be approved. Participants do not usually see the complete protocol but parts of it are talked about during the informed consent conversation and at study visits.

WORDS RELATED TO PROTOCOL

consent form

informed consent

study protocol

research protocol

WORDS OPPOSITE TO PROTOCOL

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