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Research the two major study designs–cohort and case-control–used in health care research. Find a research article on any topic in health care.
Based on your research, please express your views on the following:
*Which study design has been used for research?
*What is your learning from the chosen article and its study design?
*Is the design selected for the research, best for this particular study? Why or why not?
In addition to the above, your response should also include answers to the following questions:
*Although cohort studies are very powerful, case-control studies tend to be more popular. Do you agree with the statement? Why or why not?
*How does the cohort study design differ from the case-control study design?
*What is essentially the main use or purpose of the cohort study design and case-control study design?
*When it is best to use the cohort study design and when is it best to use the case-control study design?
*What characteristics of cohort study design make it important in health care research?
*Cohort studies can be retrospective or prospective. What makes a cohort study retrospective or prospective?