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New surgical intervention

A study is planned to assess the effect of a new surgical intervention for gallbladder disease. One hundred patients with gallbladder disease will be randomly assigned to receive either the new surgical intervention or the standard surgical intervention. The efficacy of the new surgical intervention will be measured by the time it takes a patient to return to normal activities, measured in days. Identify the type of study proposed and indicate its specific strengths and weaknesses.

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Type of study: Randomized Controlled Trial

This type of study is used to compare the outcome of an intervention (surgical intervention) on a specific population (people with gallbladder disease). The study will compare people who received the new intervention with those who ...

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This solution identifies the type of research project used for a surgical intervention gall bladder study. It then reviews the strengths and weaknesses of a randomized control study.